“You must have been very young when you had Lil E,” she said, looking at me sideways. “How old are you?”
I told her and she laughed.
“I thought you were 25. Seriously. I thought you must have had him so young.” Then I laughed.
This mom is my new best friend. She is actually younger than I am, but you know how this goes -- we all have our skewed perspectives on how other people, particularly women, and even more particularly, moms, look. She thought I looked fetal, and I love hearing that, but of course I don’t.