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To think that there are better things to be proud about?

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SexLubeAndAFishSlice Wed 27-Jan-16 17:20:12

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hownottofuckup Wed 27-Jan-16 17:21:10

It's you being miserly smile

ShesGotLionsInHerHeart Wed 27-Jan-16 17:22:23

Well you're right, but it's taken longer for you to post complaining about it, than it did to post the original comment!

SaucyJack Wed 27-Jan-16 17:22:28

"Is it just me being a miserly cow or is this a bit PFB?"

I'd say it was 50/50.

Floralnomad Wed 27-Jan-16 17:22:28

YANBU , particularly as 2 is quite old for a first passport .

DawnOfTheDoggers Wed 27-Jan-16 17:22:56

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spanky2 Wed 27-Jan-16 17:25:49

Might be better than pictures of dinner. I don't mind amazing restaurant dinner photos but not something like shepherds pie on a week night. Fb is usually a load of vacuous shit.
Now if the passport had a cute picture... I guess they are celebrating their child. Wait until said child starts school!

Oldraver Wed 27-Jan-16 17:26:13

I have a SIL with weird behaviour like this. She posted a picture of her GC's ironing pile

0christmastree5 Wed 27-Jan-16 17:26:29

Perhaps she's proud as its "a first".
I only had a passport at 18 when I applied for it, never left the county as a child. Could be that. Not everyone sees the need to get a passport at the same as the travel cot.

CruCru Wed 27-Jan-16 17:29:19

Oh gosh, you've reminded me, I need to remember to renew DS's passport.

PitilessYank Wed 27-Jan-16 17:40:09

Is it a stealth brag that you are perceiving, as in a reference to having the money for travel? I might see it that way, but I hate Facebook with a passion.

gabsdot45 Wed 27-Jan-16 18:21:06

It's a stealth boast. She's waiting for someone to ask her if they're going away and then she can brag about b

EnoughAlready999 Wed 27-Jan-16 18:27:41

She's pathetic. Is he toilet trained yet? If not you'll probably see pictures of his potty achievements soon sad

ghnocci Wed 27-Jan-16 18:30:46

When DD got her passport at 3 I thought it was super cute. An official
document with her little face in it. I didn't post it on FB but I can quite see why somebody might.

GloGirl Wed 27-Jan-16 18:36:18

I wanted my DC to have a passport at birth, just because. DH rightly vetoed it as a waste of money considering we have no wish to travel abroad for years!

But still, I will be proud when they get one. I can't verbalise why though.

ghnocci Wed 27-Jan-16 18:38:58

I think it's something to do with them being a proper little citizen, able to travel freely.

scribblegirl Wed 27-Jan-16 18:40:17

I think proud is the wrong word as its not an achievement - if she'd said 'excited' then maybe you'd be a little unreasonable

Zame Wed 27-Jan-16 19:37:59

Yes floral nomad, poor deprived mite should've travelled far and wide by now. I do pity 2 year olds who are not well travelled

Jw35 Wed 27-Jan-16 20:17:05

You're being miserly. I posted my dd's first passport because it was cute! She was 8 months. So what? Pictures of kids are nice, much better than other random crap!

murmuration Wed 27-Jan-16 20:21:12

'proud' is a bit weird, but I posted DD's passports when she got them, as its sort of nifty that she's a dual citizen, and it took an awful lot of paperwork and a long, long day out to get the US one.

AvaLeStrange Wed 27-Jan-16 21:02:39

The amount of time and hassle it's taking to get mine done I'll probably post a pic on FB when I get it and I'm 40!

The 'proud' is a bit odd though.

blackheartsgirl Wed 27-Jan-16 22:29:27

Why is 2 quite old for a first passport.? confused My dd2 is 8 and doesn't have one, never has, neither has her sister who is 5. We are not in the minority here either,

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