I don’t purport to be a great lover of babies or children. Babies smell weird, like new skin. And the really young ones can’t support their own necks, that really freaks me out. As a female I find this problematic, but Linda assures me that maternal instincts kick in once you have your own. I tend to trust her on this one. She outwardly disdains most other people’s young children, but loved the hell out of me, Muff and Babygirl when we were small.
(how could you not, we looked like this:)
The only time I do find babies entertaining is in the presence of man’s best friend. Hence this gallery of dog/baby videos. Not sure how I first stumbled onto this genre. I think I was searching for the world’s largest Great Dane (his name is Giant George, by the way, and he has his own website: www.giantgeorge.com – what can I say, I have bouts of insomnia and need to do something between the hours of 1 and 3am). Without further ado, the product of my late-night restlessness:
OK, this one has a cat instead of a baby. Cats are only acceptable when in the presence of dogs.