Today, I am pleased to report that Little A has inherited at least some of my musical tastes. At one point today, I had a very eclectic selection of holiday music playing. And she was off in the next room playing with Lego – until one of Christopher Lee’s metal Christmas carols came on (“Jingle […]
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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