When difficult child is in his non stop talking mode it never ceases to amaze me. I asked him today if his tongue or mouth ever hurt from talking so much. He just said no and started telling me about a time when his mouth and jaws did hurt, then just kept right on talking. I think because it's summer I'm seeing more of it right now. I had him with me at the grocery store (something I usually try to avoid) and he was non stop. Talking to strangers, showing them pictures on his cell phone, talking to the clerks, asking questions, looking at the reduced groceries on sale and telling everyone who went by, employees and customers, that they were moldy (which one muskmelon was )! The clerk couldn't stop laughing. I just rolled my eyes and told the clerk, I can't take him anywhere. Really, it's futile to try and get him to stop talking to other people. We've tried, we've talked about stranger danger. It all goes out the window when someone will pay him attention. He just thinks everyone wants to hear what he has to say. Unfortunately some of the things he says are downright embarrassing! He talked all the way home and the entire time he was playing Wii, driving easy child absolutely crazy. Finally, I realized I was an hour late with his medications. He slowed down a bit after that. Today it struck me as somewhat humorous, most days not so much. I'm thinking some ear plugs would be a good investment except he is always expecting comments on what he says and I might nod a yes at something I shouldn't!