My first grandchild was born yesterday, literally. She is healthy. Her mother is ecstatic. (The meds haven't quite worn off yet.) She also says: Have a C-section! They're great!
I have achieved the proud title of Grandma Joanne.
David Sedaris, one of six children, argues that people should have more children or none at all to reduce excessive doting and the devaluation of the word "amazing." We might have fewer brats and special snowflakes.
Caroline is destined to be an only child, and there will be a lot of doting. She is amazing. But she will not be raised to be a brat.