Problem: Things like the Christmas-decorated duck parade above are now evoking the following thought process:
1. How cute! It’s like “Make Way for Ducklings” in real life!
2. I love that book! I can’t wait to read it to our baby!
That second step is occurring with increasingly disturbing frequency. It also does not help when M looks at all passing babies and goes “Aw! The little guy!” (Pro tip: it is “the little guy!” regardless of the child’s gender. It also applies to small creatures of any kind [dogs, never cats, what are you even thinking?] and regular sized humans when they are being particularly adorable.)
However, time spent taking care of infants decreases his ability to do this:
So…we got time.