Priscilla's Friends
Definitions for Parents
AMNESIA: Condition that enables a woman who has gone through labour to make
love again. 

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

FULL NAME: What you call your child when you're mad at him/her.

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

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... 

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