To successfully manage this journey has in part meant discovering a way to redirect mom that would get her to stop doing something bad or potentially harmful and to start doing something new. The redirects have to work in the moment…stop yelling and start singing. The redirects also tend to expire, so you have to create new ones. Sometimes if you’re lucky, you can recycle one. I was able to dust off “One, two, buckle my shoe” to get her to calm down, stop yelling and focus. Coincidentally, I also used it before going into a meeting at work this week. It worked…I stayed calm. In case you forgot it, here it is…

One comment on “Redirect

  1. bobby stuart says:

    you have heard this before – i just say “this too shall pass” and it does – God bless

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