Context: on the bus with both kids. Little A is being very, VERY hyper, as she usually is on transit now that she refuses to play iPad games there (which was the only thing that ever kept her calm and quiet on long transit trips before). She is pretending to attack me with a little […]
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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