Obviously, the active ingredient in Mom’s mixture is opium:
   

It is doubful that children's dreams contain asterisks that refer to qualifying information in a sidebar.

Mom's kite-high in the penultimate panel – she's one of those women who’s well-off and pretty enough to hide the effects of addiction, but eventually goes out for errands wearing bat wings and gloves.

She’s totally gone by the last panel. She would wake up a day later unable to remember what happened to her kid. Or if she had a kid. She had one, all right, but due to her neglect he's joined the Hitler Youth. He already had the uniform in the last panel. And the lipstick. Herr Grossentodt loves that shade. He only gives it to the special recruits.