Everyone will try anything to make a baby giggle. Even serious types drop their phony English accents and transform into Bozo the Clown with prat falls, Donald Duck sounds and made-up games that are often disturbing.
Besides cuddling, silly play is our way to communicate with babies. Now that our children are grown and out of the house we’re pleasantly surprised that we’ve lost that constant battle worn sneer and we’re able to make funny faces again. All these years we’ve assumed that our features were frozen into a permanent scowl.
Perhaps it’s best to postpone your Botox injections until your grandkids have moved on from peek-a-boo.