maandag, mei 29, 2006
(About regrets, feeling sorry, the concept of punishment:
Last week we saw the first signs of regret, wanting to be 'good'. Both
Finn and Nick had been told to put something back where it belongs. They both
refused. They were both punished: no bedtime story.
For Nick, this usually means that he will find some kind of
distraction. He does not 'feel' the punishment. Because the bedtime story is so
important, he must have thought about his behaviour. He came out of his room and
said 'Sorry'. Also, he put back what he had been told to.
We consider this a big, big step.)
Fun Finn Time
We laugh a lot.
Finn took me to the field. We rolled in the grass. He showed me the grass cutter that the farmer left behind.
vrijdag, mei 26, 2006
Everybody Needs A Tommy For A Pillow
maandag, mei 22, 2006
I was very proud of myself after the race. I got a fantastic medal.
dinsdag, mei 16, 2006
Work Of Art
vrijdag, mei 12, 2006
On Our Way Back
maandag, mei 08, 2006
(Yes, we still negotiate with the local school. We have firm and solid
inclusion plans. We have set up a Project Group to bring the plans to
realisation. We've now answered all questions that have been raised. The next
step is not just talking about the answers, but making sure
these are implemented. It all takes an incredible but necessary amount of
Tommy Is My Best Friend
(Moments later, Tommy's paws/claws were checked. Tommy decided that Nick's
eyebrows needed checking. Tommy is tolerant but seemingly has her limits.)
vrijdag, mei 05, 2006
Tomorrow we have a big, big party.
Mom's aunt & uncle will celebrate their anniversary. We'll have a garden party.
maandag, mei 01, 2006
This evening they were in the air. Five yellow hot air balloons.