Glossary is a collection and translation of made-up words that have developed over the coarse of my relationship with my husband and the birth of our son, Gus. These words are terms of endearment woven into our daily language.
Baby Grahnd: son; third integral member of family; a favorite; beloved. also: a lullaby.
bank the time: faces pressed close; noses nestled.
Bird: husband; father. also: character in drawings.
Caht: wife; mother; bestowed nickname.
grahnd: inspiring like or love; special.
mupping: afternoon slumbering. see bank the time.
number two: Gus’s reflection; mirror company.
sleeping socks: nighttime foot warmers for tiny feet.
tum pie: a series of kisses delivered to the youngest’s exposed belly-button.