Sunday, 25 July 2010

Tell me a story

Most evenings, I read Little Fish and Mog a story together before I shovel them into bed for the night. And how it generally works is that I read the story to them both, then Little Fish takes the book and "reads" the story back to Mog again; lots of audio description about the pages of the book and a little bit of narration too, especially if there is a shouty dialogue about a naughty child or pet.

Last night, the tables were turned. I dug out an old story cassette. Popped it into a tape recorder (ancient technology now!), plugged the recorder into a special latch box, plugged Mog's switch into the other end of that same box, and Mog read Little Fish a story instead.

Tia

7 comments:

Becca said...

Oh Tia, that's absolutely wonderful. I'm sure that Mog is thrilled to have a chance to do big-sisterly things like that.

I'm well chuffed for her - and of course for you too.

Becca

Ashley said...

Amazing, amazing AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!

Go, big sister Mog!

(Spastic cheers from Newfoundland!)

Tina said...

Big sister takes control!!

kitchu said...

very good! warms my heart.

Doorless said...

Awesome! How wonderful and what a blessing for Mog to be able to be the big sister .
Have a great day!

walkingwithangels said...

That is so fantastic, did Little fish enjoy having her sister read to her xxx

MOM2_4 said...

Love, love, love it!!! Way to go ~ modern technology meets ancient technology to make a wonderful thing happen!

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