Friday, August 04, 2006

mom's dictionary

Mom's Dictionary

DUMBWAITER: One who asks if the kids would care to order dessert.
FAMILY PLANNING: The art of spacing your children the proper distance apart to keep you on the edge of financial disaster.
FEEDBACK: The inevitable result when your baby doesn't appreciate the strained carrots.
FULL NAME: What you call your child when you're mad at him.
GRANDPARENTS: The people who think your children are wonderful even though they're sure you're not raising them right.
HEARSAY: What toddlers do when anyone mutters a dirty word.
IMPREGNABLE: A woman whose memory of labor is still vivid.
INDEPENDENT: How we want our children to be as long as they do everything we say.
OW: The first word spoken by children with older siblings.
PUDDLE: a small body of water that draws other small bodies wearing dry shoes into it.
SHOW OFF: a child who is more talented than yours.
STERILIZE: what you do to your first baby's pacifier by boiling it and to your last baby's pacifier by blowing on it.
TOP BUNK: where you should never put a child wearing Superman pajamas.
TWO MINUTE WARNING: when the baby's face turns red and she begins to make those familiar grunting noises.
VERBAL: able to whine in words
WHODUNIT: none of the kids that live in your house...


It's a FLIP-FLOP World said...

Cute list but now I see what a grandparent is..Hmm..never knew that one before. Just problem from here!!
It is late here..Need to get to bed.
Love MOM

MugwumpMom said...

LOLOL....this was so funny. Coincidently, I posted something similar today.
Hope you're enjoying your weekend so far.

Vicki said...

Hey, thanks for your sweet, encouraging post at my blog earlier. Little Peyton is doing better--thanks for praying. You're the best!