The Slacker Mom Dictionary

Here, your words for the shortcuts that make modern motherhood possible. June Cleaver is rolling; we're laughing!

Dunch: (noun) When you give your kids lunch so late, it might as well be dinner.

meTunes: (noun) Listening to whatever you want as loud as you want because it's your damn car. (So what if your son can sing along to that wildly inappropriate new Eminem song?)

Cupfakes: (noun) Buying store-bought treats for your kid's class birthday, then roughing up the icing so they look homemade.

Wardrobe momfunction: (noun) When you drive your kid to school in your pajamas, wearing no bra, and the perfect skinny-jeaned PTA mom (aka: a "mompetitor") leans in to chat about the bake sale.

Swathing: (verb) Considering your kids' dip in a swimming pool as their bath for the day.

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