Category: Our Son

Whirlwind

Dear C, My darling baby girl, today you are exactly four weeks old. It is so cliche for a new parent to exclaim, “It’s going by too quickly!” and “I can’t believe they’re so big already!” but … it’s just all so true. It…

Two kids, two names, two ways to mess up

Is it totally horrible that for the first few days, I kept calling our daughter by our son’s name? No? It isn’t? OK, good. My mother grew up in a family with eleven (11!) kids, so she says they were always getting called the…