Category Archives: Babies

The Secret to a Happy Marriage

For David and Susan Posner, the secret to 40 years of happy marriage is simple, they said: You have to be best friends. And laugh. A lot. To commemorate her parents’ anniversary, my friend and neighbor Stacy hired me to take pictures of her entire family so Lauren, her sister-in-law, could put together a special photo book commemorating this […]

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Sweet Emotion

I have a great deal of empathy for parents. Looking in from the outside, since I haven’t been lucky enough to have children myself, the job seems very rewarding, yet challenging on a million levels. It’s tricky business trying to get kids to go along with what you have in mind, especially when it involves dressing up, smiling on […]

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Introducing Beautiful Baby Hot Dog

When my friend and co-worker Shannon announced that her sons, Roman, age 5, and Jack, age 2 1/2, would soon be big brothers, I couldn’t help but secretly hope the baby would be a girl. I know it’s not politically correct to wish for anything but a healthy child, and of course I wished for that, but Shannon was […]

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Sibling Rivalry

Jed and Stacy became celebrities in our building a few years ago when they came home with the cutest darn Goldendoodle puppy in the world. Her name is Momo, and she has legions of adoring fans ready to fall to their knees the moment she appears to greet and kiss her. Momo might actually be […]

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Jen and Co.

When Jennifer and I met in 2005, we liked each other immediately. It was just one of those things: I knew we’d be friends. But our friendship didn’t really take off until a year later, when Jen came to work with my team at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. Over the past five […]

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