My husband will frequently send me text messages throughout the day, and Parker loves to be the one to tell me that I’ve gotten a new message.
Today, though, I was doing something in the kitchen, and Parker came over to me to tell me I had a new message.
Parker: “Mom! Daddy sent a message.”
Parker: “Moooom! Daddy sent a message.”
Silence. (I was busy. You know you have selective hearing too.)
Parker: “MOM! DADDY MADE A MESS!”
I guess he figured that if I heard that I’d finally come running to see what he needed. There was certainly no more ignoring him after that.