Saturday, November 13, 2010

If you have a cute baby…

I just saw an internet ad for a baby photo contest.  The last line read…

“If you have a cute baby enter now!”

Here’s the thing about that: I’ve seen plenty of babies and kids in my time who were, in the words of a friend of mine, “unfortunate looking.” But there’s not one of their parents that doesn’t think they are “so cute!” 

Isn’t that the way we’re set up?  We’re built to think our kids are adorable because they are OUR kids.  Makes sense to me. 

But it makes me wonder if photo contests shouldn’t be designed for non-parents to submit cute kids.  That might narrow the field quite a bit, make life easier for those who are making the first round cuts.

Sorry, my brain just thinks like this sometimes.

3 comments:

  1. I think you are right! Our kids are cute for us regardless what other people think. But let me tell you have beautiful girls!

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  2. I've thought the very same thing RK :)

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  3. Oh My Gosh! I'm finally catching up on blog reading and I'm wondering.....can you hear me laughing from there???

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