Saturday, May 12, 2012

Mother's Dictionary

Bottle feeding: An opportunity for Daddy to get up at 2 am too.

Defense: What you'd better have around de yard if you're going to let the children play outside.

Drooling: How teething babies wash their chins.

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 the 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.

Look out: What is too late for your child to do by the time you scream it.

Prenatal: When your life was still somewhat your own.

Hat tip: Phil of Phils Phun


  1. Feedback... I still gives that! Last night we had spaghetti and meatballs. MotherDear asked everyone how it was. Everybody said "delicious" and I said "delicious, but the sauce is a bit thin".

    I *AM* my mother's daughter... Don't ask me and I won't tell. :)

    Hope you're having a blast! Today is Gracie's day with Dr. Tad for her annual. Wish ME luck! hahahahaha! big hugs xoxo

  2. Those are all well said. Like the Dumbwaiter. But they are all pretty darn funny. Have a great and fun Saturday.

  3. and then one day they are all grown up and gone... time flies!

    smiles, bee

  4. Hahaha! So true :) Happy Mother's day, Sandee!!!

  5. We got some good giggles outta that. The grandparents one totally cracks me up!

  6. Full Name...Oh I heard that a few times

  7. All too true!

    Have yourself a lovely day. Big hugs honey...

  8. Lots of good ones, but my favorite was "hearsay." Happy Mother's Day to one and all, except you guys.

  9. When my dad used my full name I was in TROUBLE! I can still feel it in my back side.

  10. when I heard Michael James Golch I was looking for a place to hide because I knew I was in deep trouble.

  11. Aw, prenatal. Reminds me of the way we discuss time.

    BC - Before children.

    AD - After Daniel.

  12. Dumbwaiter

    I just love the sound of that word.


  13. all of those are so true. my favorite was the bottle feeding

  14. Very interesting post as always Sandee! It also made me smile.

  15. Good Mother's Day post, Sandee! LOL

    I've known them ALL but didn't have a list. But that's too late to be of any help now. Let bygones be bygones.

  16. Oh, so very true!

  17. Full name - I do that with my husband too! belated happy mother's day to you Sandee!


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