Category - Storktionary

Watermelon

Word of the Day: Instagrammed

Instagrammed (past participle; verb) 1. What us parents do to photographs of their kids in hopes of making them more “artsy” and interesting; 2.  Why kids of this generation will appear to have spent their childhoods submerged in...

adolescence

Word of the Day: Adolescence

Adolescence (n.) 1. Nature’s way of preparing parents to welcome the empty nest. Synonyms:  The eye-rolling period; attitude with a capital ‘TUDE; one giant walking pimple More Storktionary parenting terms…

MommyAdrenaline

Phrase of the Day: Mommy Adrenaline

Mommy Adrenaline noun  /mom-ee uh-dren-l-in/ 1.  A magical burst of energy, widely called mommy adrenaline, that allows new mothers to power through exhaustion and mothers in general to juggle an ungodly amount of tasks at the same time. ...

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Storktionary: Word of the Day

Date Night (n.) 1. Rare outing with Dad where Mom can enjoy worrying about the kids in a different setting; 2.  A time to be reminded just how embarrassingly low your tolerance has become and how high the price of movie tickets has...

Babysitting

Word of the Day: Babysitter

Babysitter (n.) 1.  A baby who takes a load off by plopping himself on the nearest child-height seating available; 2.  A cat’s worst nightmare, especially when said babysitter is of the chunkier variety. More Storktionary words of the...

Cannibaby

Word of the Day: Cannibaby

Cannibaby (n.) 1.  My ten-month-old daughter who prefers solid foods of the flesh variety*, sinking her six teeth into my neck, cheek and shoulder every chance she gets — and laughing when I yelp, “No!  Eating mommy is not...