A look at the fascinating and often infuriating sub-culture of Mothers...from THE MOMMY MAFIA; the Urban Dictionary of Mothers by LJ Charleston - publication date late 2013 - with more than 100 different categories of weird & wonderful Mothers. From Olympic Mom (My kid was walking at nine months, what's wrong with yours?) to Can't Stop Breeding Mom (six kids and another on the way!) Thrift Shop Mom (this dress only cost me $2!) to Natural Birth Interrogator Mom (WHY did you have a C-section? You really missed out on the real motherhood experience!)

Remember, in motherhood, a woman is more dangerous than a shotgun.

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Monday, September 8, 2008

Mini-Me Mom

Mini Me moms are usually moms of girls...nothing makes her happier than seeing her little darlings wearing the same clothes as hers (if their child is a son, they often do the androgynous thing. Why the hell not? Life is all about finding a new challenge, isn't it?)

When MM Mom goes shopping for clothes she will buy something that she likes, such as a lilac jacket with a matching skirt and then will not stop until she finds an identical one for her daughter. She laps up the comments, 'Oh, you've got a little clone,' the people say. Even when people are sarcastic, she still laps it all up as affirmation of her accomplishment. One MM mom even dyed her child s hair blond so that they would look more alike, as she was sick of people telling her she looks like her brunette father. Ditto with the son.


Deanna W said...

I love your take on different moms. LOL
They are all true!!
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Annette Piper said...

Hahaha. I call one of my daughter's mini-me, but that's because she LOOKS identical to me at the same age. I'd die if she dressed the same as me - a 43y.o. and a 7y.o.????? I have seen it with younger mums I have to say though...

The Paranoid Traveller said...

One only has to walk down Bayview Terrace in fashionable Claremont, Western Australia to see a Mini-Me Mom in full stride. Mother 45ish, daughter 15. Which is which? The advent of botox and the acceptance of bare mid-drifts in public are partly to blame. But it's really just bad taste.