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Being an Aunt

Being an Aunt

Date: Nov 05 2002


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Hi friends!
Last week Nedra had something very exciting happen in her life… Her brother and his girlfriend finally had their baby boy, and now Nedra is an aunt.
She is very excited about this wonderful milestone. Listen to her tell John about her visit home to meet her new nephew!


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John:   So you became an aunt?

Nedra:   Yeah. My brother and his girlfriend had a little baby boy a few weeks ago.

John:   Oh, congratulations! Have you seen it yet?

Nedra:   Yeah, I got to see him last weekend. I got to hold the baby!

John:   So did it make you want one of your own?

Nedra:   Um, in some ways. I mean, right now all that baby does is eat and sleep. It doesn’t interact with you or play with you or anything like that.

John:   What’s his name?

Nedra:   Um, his name is my dad’s name – John. (And also your name!)

John:   Hey – that’s a great name!

Nedra:   That’s what my brother thought!

John:   Are they planning on more kids?

Nedra:   I bet. I, I can guarantee it!



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It sounds like Nedra is very excited about her new nephew, but she is happy to just be an aunt for the time being. Do you think she sounds like she wants to have children soon? Maybe she will be more excited about having her own baby when her nephew becomes more playful!
If you see any babies this week make sure to think of Nedra!
Have a great one,



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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

It was about five month ago when I became an aunt. That’s a great feeling to hold a little innocent baby, my brother’s little angle. Having a baby can be a wonderful milestone one can experince though they can ruin your life at times. Anyway, I really feel that it’s time I had one of my own…even two!!!!

04:53 PM Apr 27 2013 |

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