|I’m re-using this meme from my old post about the Patience Song. It’s such a good one, though:)|
A couple of years ago, I came up with “The Patience Song.” I taught it to the kids and they have to sing it when they are getting impatient about something, usually at the table or in the van. It can be amazingly helpful in bringing cheerfulness back into the situation, starting with the fact that it’s tough to be mad at your kids while singing. Genius, right? The Patience Song is sung to the melody of “Frere Jacques?” and you can read this old post about it if you like.:)
Here are the words:
Even after singing this song for a couple of years, Gabe still doesn’t get the words right most of the time. I caught him singing the song the following way a few days ago. I thought his version was surprisingly profound.
See what I mean?