Sense comes with context …

I haven’t managed to do an entry in a little while (it’s crazy how busy life with two children gets sometimes – or rather, how crazy you yourself become) but here’s a quick little update to let you know I’m still around. Next instalment? Hopefully tomorrow.

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Words have various meanings and hold many amounts of connotations depending on the context you use them in.

Here’s what a few become when you hover the word ‘child’ or ‘baby’ near them …

Wrestling.

– An activity in which to be kicked, punched, bitten, licked, spat on.

– An activity in which to be pee’d on.

– An activity in which to be hit in the face with a penis (if said child is a boy. If not, erm …)

Milk.

– (When of baby stage) Boobies.

– (When of toddler age) Chocolate!

Potty.

– A thing to wee in.

– A thing to tip up.

– A thing to throw down the stairs.

– A thing to develop certain sensory developments in, e.g. sight, smell, touch …

– A thing to eat from.

Washing Machine.

– A thing to climb in.

– A thing to put toast in.

– A thing that is always on.

– A thing to stand and scream at whilst comfort blanket is being washed.

Bubble bath.

– Fair game.

– A thing to submerge a siblings head in.

– A thing to lick.

Computer/Lap Top.

– A thing to be used as a drum.

Television.

– Giver of Disney.

– (Toddler’s) personal property.

– A thing to be used as a drum.

Cuddles.

– A thing to be avoided/struggle out of.

– A thing to give in search of sweets.

Money.

– (Parent) “What’s that?”

– A thing to be eaten.

– A thing to hide.

– A thing to hoard and pretend is lost so as to gain more.

Book.

– Teething apparatus.

– (For the parent) A repetitive torture device.

Blanket.

– Bacteria-infested.

– Snot covered.

– (Toddler) “Mine!”

 

Please feel free to add any other ‘child-infected’ words/phrases you think are appropriate! 

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