M is not allowed to use sunscreen, which is a problem, since her skin is very fair, and she loves the outdoors.
So we have taken to using a sunhat.
She may never forgive me. After all, her mild-mannered and forgiving grandmother still growls about the sunbonnet visited on her at the tender age of six, and no one was taking bunches of pictures.
After a while, she fell asleep, no doubt to escape the humiliation. Or just because I'd put her in the sling, and that thing is sleep magic.
*This is how you can tell I need intellectual stimulation** - place that allusion, quick! Seriously, I'm about this close to offering prizes.
**M, while she possesses many good qualities, is not a particularly interesting conversationalist. Once one has established that the topic under discussion is "a-goo," she doesn't really have much to add, and she seems unwilling to change topics.