New Arrival

Markie & Maia

Yoo-Mi and I are back in Washington, D.C. to meet our new niece, Maia Eun-Hi Lee. As you can see for yourself, she is utterly adorable.

One of the fun things about the visit is spending time with Puff and Anika, Maia’s parents, who are amazingly well-adjusted at week four. Two of the most annoying things about new parents — chosen from among the thousands of annoying things about new parents — are the gaudy display of what passes for parenting expertise and their seeming belief that the experience they are going through is somehow novel, discovered-if-not-invented by them alone. Puff and Anika love-the-hell out of Maia; but they don’t act as though they are the first people on earth to have a kid or like there is anything particularly magical about the acts of feeding, coddling, bathing, or changing diapers. I guess they didn’t read the parenting books.

Maia with Puff and Anika Maia with Yoo-Mi

Maia
Maia

4 Responses to “New Arrival”


  1. 1 smita 10 September 2008 at 10:21 pm

    What a beauty! Congratulations to the lucky parents (and the proud aunt and uncle).

  2. 2 jai 16 September 2008 at 9:42 pm

    what a cute and adorable baby!

  3. 3 Elektra 24 September 2008 at 2:15 pm

    Cutie patootie! Are you both still in DC, or SF, or Vancouver? About to send your muchhhhhh delayed swag….

  4. 4 Guri 2 October 2008 at 10:27 pm

    cuttttttte. :-) I’m totally with you on the new parenting thing.

    Hope India’s treating you and Yooms well.

    Hugs,
    g-)


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