Wife to daughter: "So when is your real birthday?" (We were just talking about the party day being different from the actual date.)
Daughter: "um, (thinking), June 25!"
Me: "You have the perfect birthday!! Yourbirthdayisexactly6monthsfromchristmasandsoyouhaveperfectlyspacedallyoumajorgiftcelebrations,wherelikeyourmomandIhave tohavealloursbunchedintoacouplemonthsorlikemeallindecemberandyougetanicesummerparty"
(honest. She made the noise of incomprehension until I stopped talking . . . . )