We knew we wanted to go to the Chicago Auto Show, but we weren't 100% sure about bringing the baby. Dad had offered (with mom, I imagine...) to keep Alex while we went to Chicago, and we did consider it. Finally, we decided to go ahead & give it a try. Alex won't always take a bottle, and we didn't want to be an hour away if he was screaming for food. It worked out GREAT, though!
A man in the elevator hinted that Alexander was too young to be at the auto show, and said he should be wearing a hat or he'd get cold. (Never mind he was indoors & in his stroller with his carseat cover up to his chin...)
Another (very nice) guy walked up and handed us a free ticket for the show while we were waiting in line. He saved us $10! Now THAT'S the kind of stranger we like! ;) As a side note, in the past 7 weeks, I've learned that people often do kind things for people with babies. WOW!
Keith noticed it's funny how your focuses shift as life changes. This year we didn't even glance at concept cars or sports cars. We did see every mini-van and small SUV. We especially liked the Honda Odyssey & the Ford...um...Escape, I think. Keith can correct me if I'm wrong.
Anyway, Alex was a perfect angel & we enjoyed a great day out!