I just finished changing Tornado A’s diaper. He tends to have a HUGE dirty diaper every three days because the kid only poops every three days. As I walked towards the garbage, I heard “MOOOOOMMMMMMYYYYYY! I NEED YOU TO WIPE MY BOTTOM!” That was from the five-year old who has retreated back to having his ass wipe because a) he didn’t wipe well a few times in a row and hates itchy butt and/or b) The Husband and I are having issues which might cause a regression in Tornado E.
And then I also heard, “MOMMY! ME TOO! WIPE MY BOTTOM!” That would be from the three-year-old because Tornado E has decided nothing is better than having a poop buddy.
I sighed and ducked into the office to say to The Husband, “Mother. Latin for butt wiper.”
Then I realized, it probably has a lot of other meanings.
Mother. Latin for sleep deprived parent.
Mother. Greek for parent who picks up dirty clothes and toys.
Mother. Old English for the less fun parent.
Mother: Sanskrit for diaper changer.
Mother: Old French for cooker of distasteful foods.
Mother: Gaelic for nursemaid, chef, and battler of nightmares.
Mother: Old Germanic for fire breather.
Mother: Hebrew for baby carrier and child wrangler.