Family Word Snacks: Coruscant & Lackluster


coruscant: [kuh-ruhs-kuh nt] (a) sparkling, glittering, gleaming, coruscating

in a sentence: In Star Wars, the planet Coruscant is aptly named for its countless coruscant city lights.

Random Star Wars Quotes in the Context of Parenting

  • DAD SAYS ‘YES’ AFTER MOM SAID ‘NO’: “You are a member of the rebel alliance, and a traitor.”
  • TERRIBLE TWO’S: “I’m not afraid.” “You will be.”
  • TAKING THE KIDS TO THE DOCTOR: “Your weapon… you will not need it.”
  • NEW DAD DIAPER DUTY DRAMA: “He certainly has courage.” “…Yeah, but what good is that if he gets himself killed?”
  • PLAYDATES: “If you’re saying that coming here was a bad idea, I’m starting to agree with you.”
  • THAT ONE KID ON THE PLANE: “Shut him up or shut him down.”
  • WHAT YOU WANT TO SAY TO YOUR MOTHER-IN-LAW: “Why, you stuck up, half-witted, scruffy-looking Nerf herder.”
  • AFTER BABY IS BORN: “The circle is now complete.”


lackluster: [lak-luhs-ter] (a) 1. (referring to eyes, skin, and hair) lacking vitality, shine, brilliance. 2. lacking spirit, enthusiasm, liveliness

in a sentence: The cheerleaders were too sleepy from staying up all night to do much cheering . . . and it showed. The crowd booed them right off the basketball court for their boring, lackluster half-time show.

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-Elle C.

About Elle C. Mayberry

Elle C. Mayberry is a mom and author, who just released a new children's book with her young daughter. With a passion for parenting and degrees in psychology and "make it workology," she created Tuned In Parents (TiP).

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