04 Aug '12, 5pm


Further to my earlier post about trying out 90s rap music to calm Anne down, I can now report what works and what doesn’t. Bet you’re all excited and have been waiting with bated breath. Hypnotize by Notorious BIG definitely works; California Love by Tupac Shakur also definitely shuts her up; Love Unlimited by the Fun Lovin’ Criminals calms her down pretty consistently, too; What doesn’t work is any of the modern ‘grime’ / urban stuff — we tried Labrinth and Tinie Tempah and the techno beats just made her worse; White noise seems to help her settle if she’s half-asleep and it’s the middle of the night. Neil does not bop along to the beat when he tries to get her to calm down and sleep. I think he’s missing the point of the exercise… 2 comments kristen says: 4 August 2012 at 4:19 pm Actually I *have* been wondering how you and Anne are getting along with the music/sleeping ...

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