Evolution of a brother

18 02 2008

Ethan, in the first few days after Oliver came home from the hospital, while cuddling his new baby brother: “Don’t cry, Oliver. It’s okay, don’t cry.”

Ethan, in the following few weeks, usually while standing right next to Oliver, looking at him mostly suspiciously, but also somewhat bothered: “Mommy! Oliver’s crying!”

Ethan, about a month after Oliver’s birth, while 2 inches from Oliver’s face: “STOP CRYING, OLIVER!”

Ethan, today, EXACTLY- and by no coincidence, my friends- an arm’s length away from defenseless Oliver: “Cry, Oliver. Cry. I want Oliver to cry.”

Um. They’ll like each other when they’re older. I’m sure of it.

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21 02 2008
ethans oma

They will LOVE each other, just wait and see…as soon as Ethan teaches Oliver how to run and get the baseball ( or whatever ) after Ethan hits it, they’ll be just fine !

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