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Sydney mum devastated after her husband helped their toddler take his first steps without her

Mum who missed her baby’s first steps after her husband taught their son how to walk when she was NOT at home says he he has uined everything’- but not everyone is on her side: ‘No exceptions, no excuses’

  • A mum has told of how her husband ‘ruined’ their toddler’s important milestone 
  • Nikolina Koevska Kharoufeh missed her child’s first steps while she was out
  • The Sydney mum said her husband had encouraged their son Noah without her
  • She said her husband helping Noah reach the milestone was ‘not acceptable’
  • And that she wouldn’t have been mad had Noah taken his first steps by himself
  • Readers in the comments unleashed on Nikolina telling her to ‘get over herself’ 

A ‘devastated’ mum has been told to ‘get over herself’ after she vented about how her husband ‘ruined a big moment’ by encouraging their toddler to take his first ever steps without her. 

Nikolina Koevska Kharoufeh, from Sydney, penned a piece for 9honey Parenting about her husband Nick’s ‘unforgivable mistake’.

‘Surely ALL parents know that when it comes to your child’s first steps – this is something that, if possible, should be witnessed by both proud parents AT THE SAME TIME,’ the mum who is pregnant with her second child wrote. 

 Nikolina Koevska Kharoufeh (pictured middle with her husband, Nick and son, Noah) has told of how her partner ‘ruined’ a big moment by encouraging their toddler to take his first steps without her

After returning home one evening, Nikolina said her husband revealed to her that their toddler, Noah, took a his first steps while she was out. 

Nick informed her he had ‘spent some time’ holding Noah’s hand as he walked around the room then eventually let him go allowing him to take a few steps for himself.

‘Now, if Noah had independently pulled himself up out of nowhere and walked across the room and my husband witnessed it – there would be nothing to be angry about,’ she said. 

After returning home one evening, Nikolina said her husband revealed to her that their toddler, Noah, took a his first steps while she was out

'The fact that my husband assisted him into the big moment knowing the likelihood that it was about to happen - now that is just not acceptable,' she said

After returning home one evening, Nikolina said her husband revealed to her that their toddler, Noah, took a his first steps while she was out

‘But, the fact that my husband assisted him into the big moment knowing the likelihood that it was about to happen – now that is just not acceptable.’ 

Nikolina went on to say there is an unwritten rule that forbids parents from attempting to make their toddler walk for the first time unless both are present and that she later witnessed Noah walking unassisted.

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She said while she isn’t holding the act against her husband, she hopes he has learnt his lesson and she’ll be able to witness their second child’s first steps.

Despite the humorous tone, readers did not hold back with their opinions dubbing Nikolina ‘entitled’. 

‘Get over it and yourself! Kids don’t hit milestones when it’s convenient for their parents!!’ one woman wrote. 

‘Get over yourself lady!!! Plenty of people have missed their child’s first ever steps, it doesn’t change the excitement when you actually see them do it yourself!,’ a second exclaimed. 

‘I waited four and a half years to see the first steps I never thought I would see with my middle girl. Just be thankful the child is reaching a milestone,’ commented another. 

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