20 Words That Have Very Different Meanings When You're a Parent
Nov 12, 2015 14:28
Now that you're a parent, your world has changed. You no longer have the luxury of just going out whenever you feel like it. But that's not all that's changed. Even your vocabulary has. Here are some 20 words that have a very different meaning when you're a parent.
What it used to mean: Put food in your mouth when you feel hungry.
What it means now: Feed the baby.
What it used to mean: Rest.
What it means now: Non-existent.
What it used to mean: Loud music, alcohol, dancing.
What it means now: Background music, lots of babies, ends at 6pm.
What it used to mean: 4am. 5am.
What it means now: 10pm.
5. Going to the mall
What it used to mean: Window shopping, drinks, lunch, etc
What it means now: Stroller, baby bag, baby.
What it used to mean: Let's meet on 21st June, 3.30pm.
What it means now: Can we meet on the 21st of June, 3.30pm? Sorry, make that 4pm. Sorry, make that 5pm. Sorry, can't go out.
What it used to mean: Let's watch the latest X-Men movie that came out in theaters yesterday!
What it means now: Great! when is it coming out on DVD?
What it used to mean: 2 hours in the gym.
What it means now: Does 2 hours of carrying the baby count?
What it used to mean: Romance!
What it means now: Is the baby asleep? Hurry up!
What it used to mean: Food.
What it means now: Annoying music.
11. Personal time
What it used to mean: Quiet time in the toilet.
What it means now: You have to rush out of the toilet.
12. Grocery shopping
What it used to mean: Frozen food. Milk.
What it means now: Baby cereal, formula milk, etc.
13. Watching TV
What it used to mean: Game of Thrones. House of Cards.
What it means now: Sesame street, Barney, and whatever kid-friendly show.
What it used to mean: Happy hour meet ups, birthdays, and for no reason.
What it means now: Too tired for any of them.
15. Happy hour
What it used to mean: BOOOOOZZZZZE!
What it means now: PHEWH! The baby isn't crying!
What it used to mean: 6am.
What it means now: No idea.
What it used to mean:
What it means now: Throw out the shit-stained diapers, wash the bottles and pack the toys away.
What it used to mean: Selfies, parties, friends..
What it means now: Isn't my baby adorable?! Here's another one. Here's 7 more for today.
What it used to mean: Too quiet, need to get out. Who's up for a parrrtay?
What it means now: He's sound asleep. Woooot!
20. Bargain / Sale
What it used to mean: 50% off H&M.
What it means now: Diapers are 60% off right now. Buy! Buy! Take 'em all!
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