Context: on the bus with both kids. Little A is being very, VERY hyper, as he usually is on transit now that he refuses to play iPad games there (which was the only thing that ever kept him calm and quiet on long transit trips before). He is pretending to attack me with a little […]
Mind the dust, glowing green clouds, and that thing with the tentacles that keeps trying to reach out of the sink... This blog is very new and still considerably under construction. I'll be working on the theme, and entering posts from my massive backlog of LJ/FB posts on this topic, over the weeks/months to come.
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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