“Daddy, can you get me a jackhammer? And a boxing glove, a small metal disk that will actually fit inside the boxing glove, a welding torch, a stand for the jackhammer, a shrink ray, and I also will need a box, wrapping paper, ribbon, and a sign, and some markers…. Wait, I already have the […]
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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