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Sophia?

Friend: “So is Sophie short for Sophia?”

Me: “No no. Just Sophie. I couldn’t get on board with the name Sophia. To me, Sophie is a name for a sweet, happy little baby, while Sophia reminds me of the Golden Girl’s character, who was a total grouch and always had this judgy, fuck-off look on her face like–”

Oh, shit.

Don’t You Dare Accuse Us of Playing Favorites

I know I made it seem in my last post like Sophie is getting the classic second-born shaft, but I am here to reassure you that we have made every effort to treat her and Nora equally. Eric and I are both second-borns, so we understand the importance of making the second child feel just as important as the first.

For example, when we did a newborn photo shoot for Nora, people commented that we wouldn’t do the same for the next kid, but JOKE’S ON YOU GUYS.

Nora’s newborn photo shoot:

And Sophie’s:

So you see EVERYONE GETS A PHOTO SHOOT.