JustParents Site Help
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I'm a new member! Where do I start?
Firstly, welcome to JustParents! We're confident you'll find us a welcoming and friendly community.
The best place to start for new members who don't have an immediate question to ask in our forums is to introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about you!
I didn't receive my activation email
We're sorry. Sometimes our emails get stuck in the internet tubes, or blocked by militant email providers.
If you can't find our registration confirmation email in your inbox or spam folder, please contact us with the email address you used to register and we can manually activate your account.
I forgot my username and/or password to JustParents. What do I do?
You can log into JustParents using either your username or email address, and the password you first used to register.
If you can remember either your username or the email address you used to register, you can easily reset your password here.
If you can't remember either your username or email address, there's not much we can do! We suggest you register for a new account (and write down your username!)
What do the abbreviations I see in the forums mean?
Parenting forums seem to have developed their own abbreviations for common terms used.
Here are the meanings for many you may see on JustParents.
If you don't see what you need below, just ask the poster what they mean!
AF - Auntie Flo (Monthly period)
ATM - At The Moment
BF - Boyfriend OR Breastfeeding
BTW - By the way
DD - Darling Daughter
DF - Darling Fiancee
DH - Darling Husband
DP - Darling Partner
DS - Darling Son
FWIW - For What It's Worth
FYI - For Your Information
HTH - Hope That Helps
IIRC -If I Remember Correctly
IKWYM - I Know What You Mean
IMO - In My Opinion
IMHO - In My Honest/Humble Opinion
IRL - In Real Life
IYSWIM - If You See What I Mean
IYKWIM - If You Know What I Mean
JP - JustParents
LMAO - Laughing My Ass Off
LO - Little One (Child or baby)
LOL - Laugh Out Loud
MIL/FIL/SIL/BIL - Mother-in-Law, Father-in-Law, Sister-in-Law, Brother-in-Law
PMSL - Pee Myself Laughing
POV - Point of View
ROFL - Rolling On The Floor Laughing
TTC - Trying to Conceive
TMI - Too Much Information
How do I start a blog?
Logged in members can start a blog by clicking the button which is displayed on the homepage of our blogs section
Help! Something isn't working on for me on this website
If you can't get a site feature to work, first try disabling any ad blocking software on your PC as these are known to occasionally cause issues.
If you're still having problems, or get an error message, contact us and we'll check for gremlins in the code.
I have a question or a comment about JustParents
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How do I unsubscribe from emails
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In the footer of each email you receive from JustParents, you'll find an unsubscribe link that, if clicked, will instantly unsubscribe you from that type of email from us.
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- Reminder emails, for example if you haven't logged in for several months or if you have a blog on JustParents that's looking a little neglected
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