Why Can’t You Listen To Something Cheerful, Like Fall Out Boy!

So I was standing at my child's bedroom door watching a concert she was presenting.  The Machiavellian imp lured us (her parents) in by asking us to watch 1 song; one song is a hefty price to pay but worth it for an hour free of: "Are you coming to watch my song yet!" Charlie … Continue reading Why Can’t You Listen To Something Cheerful, Like Fall Out Boy!

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I Am Awake, Shut Up Mum

In order to wake Alex from a dissociative/mute/withdrawn episode I sometimes use songs that attract her attention and simultaneously offer a reward if she can repeat the song.  Singing a funny song preferably with actions wakes her up.  By the time she can sing the song properly she is ready to safely walk around. This … Continue reading I Am Awake, Shut Up Mum

Tiny Tasha’s Triumph

This evening was the girl's school's Summer Music Concert.  I have attended the last 3 years and really enjoyed it each time.  This time though the choir both my girls were in went first.  The older two hadn't felt up to coming and Mum and I were feeling a little off.  I was going to … Continue reading Tiny Tasha’s Triumph