Change happens…or not

Unbelievably, behaviours that we have seen since Frances was three have disappeared only to be suddenly replaced by another behaviour. For example, this fall, the rigid insistence on watching documentaries at bedtime has been replaced by (the rigid insistence on) reading and listening to audiobooks. Recently, some new behaviours don’t seem to have replaced anyContinue reading “Change happens…or not”

Old journal entry

Just came across a journal entry from December 2012, when Frances was five (and playing Minecraft every day).  I remember having to stifle a giggle during the following conversation: Me: Hi, Frances. How are you, my darling? Her: Don’t go in the lava or you’ll burst into flames.  Her struggle with pragmatic language (everyday socialContinue reading “Old journal entry”