Words & Phrases

Nepo Baby

Meaning: Nepo baby, short for nepotism baby, is a term referring to celebrities whose parents have succeeded in the same careers. A notable or powerful person, such as a celebrity or politican, with a parent who is also notable or powerful, especially one whose industry connections are perceived as essential to their success Source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepo_baby#:~:text=Nepo%20baby%2C%20short%20for%20nepotism,succeeded%20in%20the%20same%20careers.Further […]

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Global Thinking

Meaning: the ability to see the big picture and consider every combination of options to find the optimum one. Global thinking is mentally taxing and therefore hard to do, and we usually fall back on “narrow thinking” instead. Global thinking also refers to the ability to consider issues and problems from a worldwide perspective, taking

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Pet Parenting

Meaning: a person who looks after a pet animal. The term pet parent is considered by some people concerned with the rights of animals to be more acceptable than owner. Pet parenting also refers to the responsibility and care that individuals provide to their pets, treating them as members of the family. This includes providing food, shelter, exercise, grooming, veterinary

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Bird Nesting

Meaning: Bird Nesting (also called bird’s nest custody) is a living arrangement that keeps children in the family home while parents take turns living there. When a parent is not in the family home, they live elsewhere. Birdnesting is meant to keep the burden of the divorce on parents rather than children. Source: Custody X Change

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Meaning: Someone who dislikes new technology, especially computers, and is not able to use it with confidence. Source: Cambridge Dictionary https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/technophobe Further Reading:https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/technophobe https://en.bab.la/dictionary/english/technophobe

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Meaning: The basic idea behind mewing is that you can change the shape of your jawline if you think about the placement of your tongue in your mouth. People also claim it can help with sleep apnea, sinusitis, and other conditions. Source: Parents Magazine https://www.parents.com/what-is-mewing-and-why-is-it-taking-over-classrooms-8598847 Further Reading:https://www.webmd.com/oral-health/what-is-mewing https://www.health.com/mewing-7098082

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Meaning: A tradwife (a neologism for traditional wife or traditional housewife), in recent Western culture, typically denotes a woman who believes in and practices traditional sex roles and marriages. Many tradwives believe that they do not sacrifice women’s rights by choosing to take a homemaking role within their marriage. Source: Wikipedia https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tradwife#:~:text=A%20tradwife%20(a%20neologism%20for,homemaking%20role%20within%20their%20marriage. Further Reading:https://www.cnn.com/2024/02/27/health/tradwife-lifestyle-women-mental-health-wellness/index.html https://www.dictionary.com/browse/tradwife

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The Miller Factors

Meaning The Miller factors are a set of considerations that judges must consider when deciding whether to sentence a juvenile to life without parole. The factors include: The juvenile’s age and immaturityThe juvenile’s family and home environmentThe circumstances of the offense, including the juvenile’s role and any influence of peer pressureEnvironmental influencesDisadvantages the juvenile faced with the justice

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Digital kidnapping 

Meaning Digital kidnapping is the theft of a minor’s photos, posing as them, or posing as their parents. DK is commonly done to reveal private or sensitive information that negatively impacts the child’s life, making it difficult to gain acceptance to college, or subjecting them to bullying. .. Source: Wikipedia Further Reading:https://www.abc4.com/news/local-news/what-is-cyber-kidnapping-anhttps://www.parentmap.com/article/kidnappers-kids-photos-digital-kidnapping-social-mediad-how-to-stay-safe/

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