I wanted my kids to get some exercise this morning, but after it rained all night, everything was pretty wet outside. So we decided to head to a local indoor playground. These playgrounds actually come in handy in the hot summer sun, where kids can run around in a air conditioned room when it’s over 100 degrees outside.
Obviously we weren’t the only ones to have this brilliant idea because the place was packed with overexcited kids the whole time we were there. My kids had a lot of fun and got to burn a lot of fuel (that makes for restful afternoon naps) and I got to enjoy watching them play. That’s until I spotted something hanging from the ceiling at the back of the room…
Yes, it IS a cow head hanging from the ceiling, right above the baby changing table. Here’s a close-up photo so you can see how happy it looks.
I’ll offer two potential explanations for this cow’s strategic placement:
1) The playground owners think a smiling cow will keep babies calm while their parents change them.
2) Someone knew I was coming and wanted to play a joke on me.
Is it April Fool’s Day yet? According to my calendar, there’s still another week to go, so I’ll have to go with the first explanation. Well, who knew cows had such a soothing effect on babies? Hmm, this could even be a one-million dollar idea. I’ll mark this as food for thought…