The definition of happy: Mother’s Day 2013!

 

mother's day cartoonThis Mother’s Day we bring you definitions inspired by our children and our patients. Don’t think we’ll out-hip Urban Dictionary, but we’re moms…. by definition we are not hip. Enjoy your day.

 

Sleep walker: the daytime state of a new mom.

 

Sweater: a garment worn by a child when his mother feels cold.

 

Displacement:  a vacation with toddlers.

 

Sick: something moms are not allowed to become.

 

WOW: MOM upside-down.


Mommometer: a mom’s hand on a feverish forehead.

 

One zillion: number of times a mom says “wash your hands” to her children over the course of their childhoods.

 

Yesterday: when the sports/camp/school field trip form was due.
Today: when the child hands the mom the sports/camp/school field trip form.


Working mother: Every Mom

 

Water torture: a grade-school son’s interpretation of a mom’s announcement of “shower night.”

 

Boomerang: a mom’s realization that her child is acting like she did at the same age.

 

Happy Mother’s Day from your two Pediatrician Moms,

Julie Kardos, MD and Naline Lai, MD

©2013 Two Peds in a Pod®

 

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