A trip to the pet store was part of our science study this week (current topic: classification). So we're walking around Petsmart, observing all the myriad species and how they differ (fur/scales/fins/feathers), but Earlybird totally catches on that I'm trying to make this a "teaching moment."
(EB points out a bright orange fish of some kind or another.)
Me: "Wow, that's so cool. Yeah, that fish is a lot like a clownfish because it's small and orange and its fins are kind of ..."
EB: "Mom? Don't talk about it, ok? Just don't talk about it."
Me: *zips lips*