7 memories from the first year of a baby's life
Writer Ann Lamott and her son Sam share stories of unexpectedly adding a new generation to the family.
2. Being a grandmother is addictive
When Sam's girlfriend Amy took baby Jax on a trip to Chicago, Anne found it very hard. "This is the one fly in the grandma ointment – the total love addiction," she writes. "The highest highs, and then withdrawal, craving, scheming to get another fix. All I do is wait for another chance to be with the baby. He has basically ruined my life."