Annie was over at her grandparents’ house not too long ago when Grandma Linda read her an illustrated book of the “Five Little Monkeys” song and it blew her mind. Annie made Linda – and then Bampa – read it to her over and over until they couldn’t take it anymore, then returned home talking nonstop about monkeys that jumped on a bed.

Annie’s obsession with “Five Little Monkeys” seemed to be on the wane until her grandparents showed her an animated YouTube video of the song, and holy crap it was on again like Donkey Kong. Yesterday we put the video on our TV for Annie to watch and her level of excitement neared that of a junior high school girl at a Justin Bieber concert.

Oh boy. Now it’s stuck in my head. “Five little monkeys jumping on the bed…”