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New Post at What To Expect

You’re not supposed to compare your kids, right? I wrote about doing that. About comparing our boys. I do it. I can’t help it. Please go read here.

Fun New Paranoia Part II

I recently wrote about how I almost got hit by a car. Like most people, when urgently reminded of our mortality, I saw my life flash before me, and there were two new little faces that eclipsed everything else. And it was suddenly much, much more important to me to not get hit by a […]

It Would Be Bad If I Got Run Over By A Car, Or Other Bad Stuff

I’ve lived and worked in cities for nearly half of my life. I describe myself as an “aggressive pedestrian.” When I am going to cross the street, I make it more than evident. I perch impatiently on the curb. I glance around to make sure cars see me.┬áThe instant the little white man appears, I […]

Twins: “I Don’t Know How You Do It.”

I hear this a lot and I usually say “I don’t know how we do it either.” I’m not just being flippant when I say this. I really don’t know how we do it. But at the same time, we don’t know any better. We have always had two babies. We have no idea if […]

Eating Dessert First

Welcome to my brain. This is an old, old habit. It’s one of those habits where I can’t recall when it ever began. It is so deeply woven into my behavior, and so automatic, it’s now just an indistinguishable part of my character. Here’s what I do: I hold my “fun” projects hostage. All the […]