Words & Phrases
when a woman starts to look pregnant physically
She's excited to be pregnant and loves showing off her baby bump.
a party, primarily for females, where guests bring baby gifts for the mother-to-be
Sonia got a lot of really nice gifts at her baby shower.
when a divorced woman who has children marries a divorced man who has children
The kids in the blended family are getting used to each other, and everyone is a little bit happier each day.
cousin – a relative (your mom’s brother’s/sister’s son or daughter)
I like hangin' out with my cous, Timmy, as often as I can. He’s pretty cool.
short for grandmother or grandma
Grams always gives me great big hugs, and I love it!
a list of things that need to be done around the house that is given to a spouse or significant other
My dad hopes that my mom doesn't give him a honey-do list today because there's a big game on TV this afternoon.
a sweet name for your husband
My hubby and I went out to dinner last night. It was nice to be just the two of us without the kids.
the most common reason for a divorce
My husband and I argued a lot, and we were almost never on the same page. Sadly, we decided to get a divorce because of our irreconcilable differences.
a get-together of your family and friends (both sexes) after your baby is born where guests bring baby gifts (slowly replacing baby showers)
Meet and greet showers are becoming more and more popular. It makes sense to me, so I think it's great!
a planned time by parents for their children to get together with other children to play
On Saturday, Susie and Billy are having their first play date. I hope they have fun together.