Huge age gap between kids has its pros and cons

The older kids learn to take care of their younger sibling while the younger one mimics them

One of the highlights of my family's recent vacation was a guided cycling tour in Hoi An, Vietnam.

Our two-year-old was strapped to a child seat affixed to my husband's bicycle, while our two older children and I rode our own bikes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 25, 2018, with the headline 'Huge age gap between kids has its pros and cons'. Subscribe