When my youngest nephew was that age (he’s an 11th grader now) I would walk him around while bouncing him on my hip and making rhythmic vocal noises (“What are you doing, Jackster?” “Singing to him.” “Oh?”). Best song: “This Corrosion” by Sisters of Mercy. “Hey now / Hey now now / Sing this corrosion to me…” I guess you had to be there.

Worked, though.

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