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Enter the Baby

Enter the Baby

Here’s the first thing I generally say to people who have just had their first child: So, has it completely changed your life? Duh, of course it has.  What I’m really trying to tease out of them is this: Now that you have a child, has life taken on a more urgent and deep meaning?  Do you feel alive and vital?  Are all of your priorities reordered as the universe intended?...

Teach me!

Teach me!

Peter and I headed down to the DC area this past weekend to help my sister and her husband get ready for their soon to be born baby boy.  We weeded, scrubbed, vacuumed, polished, and folded.  My sister looks big and beautiful and the house is crisp and clean. I would love to get some words of wisdom from all of you out there who are aunts and uncles.  In your opinion, what makes you...