About the Childerness

To know the tangled brambles of the childerness you need to only to have been a child yourself once.  Certainly if you are a parent you may very well also be navigating it’s wild fronteer.  Trying to stake your claim in the land of parenthood is a pioneers adventure.

chil·der·ness: A definition

n
1.The unsettled, uncultivated region of parenthood left it your arms after the trauma of delivery.
a. A large wild tract of carpet covered with a dense array of toys, giblets, stray cheerios, broken crayons, and lego’s.
b. An extensive area, such as a house or apartment, that no longer resembles the accomplished adult that once lived there.
c. A vehicle’s interior growing (ch)ild with sticky, icky, yecchy, yuckiness.

n
1. (Family Sciences / Physical Geography) a wild, uninhabited, and uncultivated region of parenthood, the wild untamed landscape of parenthood
2. any desperate tract or area pertaining to an adults very last nerve
3. a confused mass or collection of children accompanied by one or more confused, overwhelmed, or exhausted adult
a voice (crying) in the childerness a person, group, etc., making a suggestion or plea that is ignored
in the childerness no longer having influence, recognition, or dominion.

[Old English childēornes, from childēor wild beast (from child + dēor beast,) + -ness; related to Middle Dutch childernisse, German childernis]
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