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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Roar.

It's been said a dozen times over that he does everything with great intention.

His legs are made for running.
The couch is made for jumping.

And his voice, oh his voice, is made for shouting and yelling and squealing and everything else that is loud and reckless.
After a trying time at ECFE (and beyond) where his voice was too loud saying (more like demanding) NO! and other attempts on his own way, him and I had a chat.

"We do not yell anymore." I said calmly and seriously. "We talk nicely, in a nice, friendly voice...we use manners.
Do you understand what I'm saying? No more yelling or shouting or using such a loud voice. I think it's kind of scary."

I asked him only once or twice if I had his commitment and understanding, and of course, in the simple matter of fact way that only he can muster he said;
"Should I ROAR instead?"

8 Comments:

Anonymous Cyndy said...

Oh Henry! I am not sure how you kept your composure? Thanks again for the other night...we should plan another one in the next few weeks.
Have a great day! (oh...I did find my sunglasses)

February 25, 2009 at 7:06 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh Henry !! You just cracked me up !! LOL
Out of the mouth's of Babe's.
OH the laugh's you must get everyday ??
Thanks for the smile.

Love You All
Auntie Laurie

February 25, 2009 at 11:57 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh Henry !! You just cracked me up !! LOL
Out of the mouth's of Babe's.
OH the laugh's you must get everyday ??
Thanks for the smile.

Love You All
Auntie Laurie

February 25, 2009 at 11:57 AM  
Blogger charish said...

HAhaha...I am sorry but that is funny.

February 25, 2009 at 5:36 PM  
Anonymous Dadio said...

Yes he is learning to be a great negotiator like someone else I know... Got to love it !

Love to all
Dadio's

February 25, 2009 at 5:43 PM  
Blogger Erin said...

Oh, Henry! That's the best thing I've heard all day! Thanks for sharing!

February 25, 2009 at 7:28 PM  
Blogger Alli said...

That is too funny, Samara! Where does he get it from?!

February 26, 2009 at 1:10 PM  
Blogger Ann-Marie said...

That's priceless! What a cutie, he is. Well, you know, when he's not yelling. ;)

February 27, 2009 at 10:40 PM  

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