05 Dec '11, 11am

An Sg Dad posts: Car conversations with the kids #DadsforLife

An Sg Dad posts: Car conversations with the kids #DadsforLife

This being the school holidays, we end up going out more often with the kids. This usually entails a lot of time in the car together and the child noise level can sometimes get to me, the long-suffering driver. Me: "Oi, all you kids in the car stop being noisy! It's driving me nuts." Joy, 6: "You mean you are now an acorn?" Everyone's a comedian in this household. The wife and I try to keep Faith, Isaac and Joy entertained as much as we can (Faith is easier since she just likes to look out of the window). Games are a fun way to do this. I started singing songs with "banana" as the lyrics recently. First with Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. "Ba-na-na-na! Ba-na-na-na! Ba-na-na-na, ba-na-na-na, ba-na-na-naaaaa! Ba-na-na-na, ba-na-na-na, ba-na-na-naaaaa! Ba-na-na-na! Ba-na-na-na! Ba-na-na-na! Na, naaaaa!" You get the picture. It soon extended to other songs, like The SWAT theme, L...

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