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December 12, 2012

We waited years before having kids. Big mistake?

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"A remarkable feature of the new older parenting," Shulevitz writes, "is how happy women seem to be about it. It's considered a feminist triumph." I'm not so sure. Also, remember how there was that one kid in your high school class whose parents were so old that it was weird and creepy? That's all of us now. Oops.

Benedikt is the managing editor of Slate's Double X lifestyle section.

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