Menopausal mom to 2 young adult sons (one with ASD, ADHD, tic/seizure disorders and the other with attitude).

Sunday, 2 June 2013

It's June...again!!!

The start of a new month in Riley World means we get a review of the upcoming month’s special occasions on a minute by minute basis until said special occasions are finished.

Last June the ditty went like this:

“It’s Father’s Day and my birthday in June. I can open my presents. I want to go to Daimasu* for my birthday. Who am I going to invite? I’m going to invite grandma, Uncle Stoo, Auntie Sharon, Sara and Scotty. What am I going to open? I’m going to open my presents.” 

a Japanese restaurant

There has been a slight change to the mantra this year.
  • He has added an additional “WH” question. Always a positive in Riley World.
  • He has been busy writing and rewriting his birthday list. Development of fine motor skills..check! 

  •  AND he has wanted to interact with us as opposed to just scripting. Lucky for us?? Ummm…not so much especially after the hundredth time.

R:         It’s June!  (in his excited voice)
            Father’s Day is in June. It’s my birthday in June.  (pause…waiting for response)
Me:       Yes. Father’s Day and your birthday are in June.
R:         Are you going to surprise me???  What are you going to surprise me with?
Me:       I don't know. What am I going to surprise you with?
R:         DVD’s. You're going to surprise with...he then proceeds to list off all the DVD’s on his birthday list!

Nothing like a "Surprise" in Riley World!


4 comments:

  1. Sooo much easier to surprise someone when he tells you how. The boy's got good taste in movies. I love the Land Before Time!

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    1. Absolutely easier to surprise...haahaa! The Land Before Time was one of my favs when the boys were little. That is until they kept coming and coming and coming. :O

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  2. hahaaaa Better start ordering the DVD's now so they're there on time lol ;)

    You're getting off lucky. Tommy has expensive taste. All year we've heard "for Christmas he wants a new sony laptop with windows 8 and for birthday a new imac with mountain lion (operating system) on it).

    Would you like to trade lists!!!?? ;)

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    1. Ahhhhh yes...mountain lion. Eeep. How many more days??? ;P

      The last few DVD's are in transit. The 3 cost $10 in total and $42 in shipping. Haahaa! And yes I consider myself VERY lucky...just wish he would like things that aren't 10 or more years old! :D

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