"Oh, man, it's a world of difference between 4 and 8 months. By 8 months they are crawling around, and smiling, and recognizing faces."What a difference a couple of generations make. I can't imagine overhearing this conversation 20 years ago.
"Wow, I never realized it happens that quick!"
"Yeah, and then they start crawling and you wish they wouldn't grow up that fast. Then, comes the potty training. It was easy with Katie... seems like overnight and she was not using diapers."
"I don't think it's as easy with boys..."
"Nah, not as easy, I think. I don't know, of course, but I've read and heard that it is a lot different."
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
The World, She's A Changin'
Though my own brood of chicks are all hatched and gone from the barnyard, it wasn't THAT long ago I was wipin' noses and little butts. But, after overhearing this conversation between two young men while walking to the parking garage after work, it felt a thousand miles of years: