Little A, for all her awesome qualities, can sometimes be a bit of a holy terror, and is decidedly unfond of transitions and starting new things. Especially if those things happen to be school. These two comics from Something Positive sounded very familiar to me…
What does “Muime” mean?
You will notice in these posts that Little A calls me "muime". That's a word from Old Irish, originally meaning foster mother, and later stepmother, godmother, nurse or anyone else in a motherly role who is not your biological mother. It's what my now ex-wife and I decided our kids should call me to avoid the confusion of calling us both mom. It's pronounced "mwee-va", more or less.
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