If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear. -Eeyore
I found this quote on Pinterest, and thought it described my boys, right now, to a tea. Do you ever feel like you are talking to yourself, or you may as well be.
These two are always so busy playing, that they don't hear what is going on around them.
Getting them out the door is a task, something about putting on coats and boots turns a little boy silly.