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Having a third child. Try it, you'll like it
Having a third child. Try it, you'll like it

Over Memorial Day weekend in 2011, my husband and I left our twin boys — who had just turned 1 — with my parents, to head out for two nights in West Palm Beach. We'd never left our babies overnight; in fact, we were so swallowed up by first-time parenthood, we'd barely left them at all. But there was the promise of an open bar at our good friends' wedding and all-night dancing. There was the lure of Florida sunshine, adult conversation and blissful uninterrupted sleep. So we went. And it was frikkin' awesome. Back home just a few days later, I wrote a post on my personal blog, whining about being awakened at 2:30 a.m. by a crying baby. "Grrr!"...