There was once an adage that children were to be seen and not heard. Hearing them without seeing them is highly entertaining.
With five grandbabies under the age of 3 all in the house recently, snippets of conversation drift from one room to another seconds before laughter erupts, damage occurs or action breaks loose in another part of the house.
From the kitchen: Klink, klink, klink “Those are Grandma’s fancy dishes. Can you be very careful?” Klink, klink, klink. Pause. Crash.