I knew we couldn't dodge the bullet forever.
Our twin girls have managed to go for nineteen months now without an illness worse than a mild case of the sniffles. I've always attributed this to my particularly robust genes. It may also have something to do with the fact that they have never been in daycare and are a bit standoffish during playdates, so don't come in close contact with many little purveyors of pestilence.
My smugness has now been replaced with abject despair though, as a series of insidious viruses have infiltrated our perimeter and made our (more or less) orderly homelife resemble nothing so much as medieval plague art.
And here's a bonus video. You might want to turn down the volume on your computer if you wear hearing aids or if there's a dog nearby.