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Godzilla Lives at my House
9/27/2012 6:58:41 AM by: pam

Seriously. It doesn't matter what is on the floor, Anna will walk on it. Just like Godzilla. Which is why my brother nick-named her after the famous dinosaur years ago.

Wouldn't you think that after more than 18 years, Anna would learn to look down? That she would watch where she's going? That she would stop walking backwards?

Nope.

Just this morning, she dumped all her toys on the floor. Then she stumbled over the SAME toy THREE TIMES. If I don't yell, "Watch where you're going!" she'll continue to stumble and trip over the same thing. Sometimes she even falls down. "Oops!" she'll say. "You fall down!"  Yeah, Anna, you fell down. AGAIN.

It's SO frustrating she can't learn from experience. It took until she was over three years old to walk steady and she's been plowing over whatever is on the floor since then. And to be honest, I don't have much compassion when she does this. It's not that I don't care if she gets hurt. It's total frustration that it's still happening. We've set the goal for Anna to watch where she's going for her entire school years and now it's a goal in her day program. Will she EVER learn it? I don’t hold out much hope.

Watch where you're going, Anna.


Comments

Julie Monzi From Gettysburg, PA At 10/3/2012 9:35:24 AM

Those goals sometimes seem like insurmountable hurdles. Like getting enough sleep from your last post.

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