Me: All right, Kat, this time when you play I want you to count the
notes. Out loud.
Kat: But I hate that!
Me: I need to know you’ve got the rhythm down.
Kat: No! It’s embarrassing!
Me: Why is it embarrassing?
Kat: Because Calvin’s listening!
Me: Calvin? He’s four years old. He doesn’t care about you playing the
piano. Half the time, he forgets to put on his underwear. Does he act
Me: Well, there you go.