words that may have taken (or will take) on new meaning thanks to
Amnesia: The condition that enables a woman who has gone through labor
make love again.
Feedback: The inevitable result when your baby doesn't appreciate the
Full name: What you call your child when you're really mad at him.
Grandparents: The people who think your children are wonderful even
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
Ow: The first word spoken by children with older siblings.
Puddle: A small body of water that draws other small bodies wearing
shoes and socks 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
your last baby's pacifier by blowing on it.
Two minute warning: When your baby's face turns red and she begins to
those familiar grunting noises.