Recently, I've felt more and more like this little guy:
A few weekends ago, the kids brought these two little guys home from school for the weekend.
They played with them, entertained them, fed them, and basically doted on them all weekend.
Some took to the gerbil concept more easily than others.
But in the end, a good time was had by all.
I asked the kids how the teacher was sure these two gerbils wouldn't have babies. "Because they're two boys, Mom," I was reassured.
Funny thing is, this one gave birth to three babies on Friday:
Welcome to parenthood, Oreo and Milkshake! Let the rat race begin! ;)