Both of us Great-grandchild

Adventures in babysitting

December 28, 2015

Occasionally, we have backup babysitting duty for great-grandchild Lincoln Olivia, who is almost 8 months old. Sue looks forward to these visits with enthusiasm. I feel panic, lacking basic maternal instincts and sustained time with an infant since I last babysat in, oh, 1974. We had cloth diapers and pins back then. You actually did not feel guilty letting a child cry herself to sleep. Times have changed. Paternal…