Me: You know it’s D’s birthday today, right! Little A: Yes! And I’m going to set a TRAP for her! Me: Um… That is really not a usual means of celebrating someone’s birthday, you know. Little A: Well, really it’s more of a prank than a trap… Me: Oh? Little A: Yes! I’ll hook 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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