This morning I took Lance to the doctors for his 12 month check up.
Since Lance is my fourth child, I can now pretty much anticipate the doctor’s questions before they are even asked.
So imagine my surprise when after the usual “Yes, he’s pulling himself up”, “Yes, he’s cruising”, “No, he hasn’t taken any steps on his own yet”, “Yes, he’s said his first word” (choo-choo, if you’re interested, followed a day or two later by uh-oh), when the doctor suddenly asked, “Does he follow commands?”
That shut me up.
Up until that point I thought we had been talking about my 12 month old son. Not my non-existent pet dog.
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