Little A has a talent for being freakishly adorable even when she’s behaving really badly. On the bus tonight, she at one point turned sideways in her seat (she was in the window seat, I was in the aisle seat), braced both her feet against the wall of the bus, and pushed off hard, launching […]
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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