"And then Celia! who was immediately everyone's baby, and a girl besides.
Galen and Brooks, therefore, became The Boys and grudgingly began their
ascent to real brotherhood. I gave up trying to control everyone (I didn't
have the energy). My mother-in-law and I quit being adversaries and became
allies, and under Annie's tutelage our family unit began to solidify."
from Chapter 3, THE TIME MACHINE