The characters are stupid, the train's animation is bad. Now this week I was able to participate by helping with the writing prompt: The Places I Belong Are…. Her body is small, but not so small that it isn’t surprising that she cannot walk. I have heard about songs of love! When Genevieve comes off the stage and walks through the kiddy mosh pit, singing just s few feet away from us, we inch forward, as Esmé tries to get just a bit closer to this woman who typically dances inside our television screen. It really did feel like that though…she is such a sweet child and has always found ways to show me love, even if it is subtle or unexpected. She laughs often at the scripted jokes we share or the silly things she shares only with herself. ), Bunearyguy/Rant: Peppa Pig (Vyond Style ver. The star of Choo Choo Soul, Genevieve Goings is such a delightfully positive role model for little girls for a number of reasons, so even if my head is exploding with Choo Choo Soul overload, I’m still happy for my daughter to watch it and emulate her as much as she wants. Each week on FTSF we receive a sentence to finish. No one called back. And FTSF has played an important role in that discovery, for me. This is how we’ve gotten through six years with my fragile and unusual child: Planning for anything and everything to happen. We did Choo Choo Soul last Fall at DS (MGM at the time) - in fact, we did almost every performer haha - My DD was absolutely IN LOVE with Choo Choo Soul back then.. and come to think of it, so was my hubby haha - he had a thing for the girl LOL. Condition: Good Thank you also for the reminder of how powerful the kindness of strangers can be. She sent me the link via text in November, asking if I thought Esmé might be able to sit through the show. They were only there a few days though. It is our turn now, so I slip her out of her chair and hold her arms at the elbows, so she can push against me, as she begins unsteadily stepping in their direction. Ah, this post left me with watery eyes. But we’ve waited this long, right? English (US) Español; Français (France) 中文(简体) Genevieve is totally amazing. It even has gold SS decals. Thanks for reading! But I wasn’t sure if it sunk in. Also, admittedly, I’m scanning for how best to exit quickly with Esmé, if needed. I’m glad I got you weepy, LOL. With Genevieve Goings, Constantine Abramson, Sami Autry, Sky Jordan White. Genevieve is terrible at singing, I bet if she was on American Idol or the Voice, she won't win the prize. They like to go on failure adventures with hip-hop music! To answer your wonders, I always scan for exits in crowded places – but it’s because I have an anxiety disorder! Swingtime-Group . She was a class act! Genevieve drops down to Esmé’s level to meet her. And nobody gives a crap about the kids. I’m just shook that Cardi B was the conductor from choo choo soul on Disney channel — veronica (@veronicaa_grace) October 27, 2017 Well actually, for several years people believed the fact that Cardi B was the singer on the Choo Choo Soul train!Fortunately, that confusion has been solved and people finally found out who the real Choo Choo Soul girl is. She smiles shyly before nodding eagerly. Sitting in her bouncer, leg braces on, she’d watch Choo Choo Soul, bouncing to the beat. Choo-Choo! She looks so vulnerable and wild in this place, crawling on the dirty floor, but I lag behind, a watch her move forward, allowing her this small assertion of independence. What a wonderful experience for you, Esme and Genevieve! Esmé cannot see much detail more than 15 feet in front of her. When we finally get parked outside the tiny old theatre before Choo Choo Soul I start feeling anxious. We just got my son’s song last week, and he turns when he hears his name on his song. https://www.ticketmaster.com/Choo-Choo-Soul-tickets/artist/1403187 I hear her kicking her feet to the beat when she watches it with her grandparents on their Monday mornings together. I’ve always been a bit anxious as a person–but Esmé has thrown that anxiety into overdrive. It goes: All aboard the choo-choo train, all aboard the choo-choo train. Find album credit information for Choo Choo Soul - Choo Choo Soul on AllMusic Nothing beats the reward of seeing joy in your child’s face. Genevieve Goings, a GRAMMY-nominated and internationally renowned children's recording artist, announces the release of GREAT INDOORS on February 5th, 2021. OMG! . It was a cute show. 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But thanks to the birth of my daughter we discovered the wonderful thing known as Disney Junior, a 24 hour channel aimed at preschoolers. Choo Choo Soul & Genevieve Goings. But in that moment, seeing her laugh at something she shares with a whole group of children, I have never, ever, been so happy to have taken her somewhere. The kindness and compassion of strangers can be so powerful in circumstances like these. I’ll ask some of these folks to move so you can sit at the end of a row. I sing it to her at night—badly—and she giggles. And nobody gives a crap about the kids. There’s an organization called Songs of Love that provides personalized songs for children with disabilities at no cost (https://www.songsoflove.org/). They toured 56 cities. We will be visiting the week of November 13th - are there any attractions that have these characters? She’d seen the show and thought Esmé might enjoy it. Hillary, this is wonderful in so many ways. I ask Esmé if she’d like to go up. Not even 8 billion. It felt so raw and close to the bone that I wasn’t certain I wanted to share it. He wants to join the cast, but he can't because he's on YouTube, not Disney Junior. Right!? Surprised at her instant awareness of our needs, I muster, “Oh, thank you so much!” I watch as she makes her way through the seats, people shaking their heads to indicate they cannot move—they’re saving seats, or in need of the end of the row. She seems to enjoy it on a whole different level now. There is good to be found in so many places…I need to remember that–and we all need to celebrate it when we do find it, right? Choo Choo Soul began touring the country in 2007, performing for thousands of children in more than 100 cities across the globe. Show times are 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. ), Bunearyguy/Rant: The Ollie And Moon Show (Vyond Style ver. ), Bunearyguy/Rant: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood (Vyond Style ver. Children's. Bunearyguy/Rant: Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty (Vyond Style ver. Shake it! She does not respond to questions, even though she understands. Uncertain of how to tell Esmé about the tickets in a way that she would be excited about, but that would also make it clear that she wasn’t going to the show right that second, we made a video. Rows of folding chairs are laid out on the floor in front of the low rising seating below. UPC. ), https://ranting.fandom.com/wiki/Choo-Choo_Soul?oldid=4234. Choo-Choo Soul? Esmé’s first nurse, Denise, was the one who started playing Disney Junior’s Choo Choo Soul videos for Ez. It is a silly thing her father started doing. There is a small platform on the last row of the balcony—where some of the worst seats in the house have been removed to accommodate a wheelchair. She is still clearly in complete and utter joy mode, but she shakes her head, indicating that, no, she isn’t ready to move closer yet. As soon as she hears Genevieve, she turns to me with a look that can only mean one thing: “I cannot believe Choo Choo Soul is happening right now. Recently one of her favorite jokes consists of us singing the ABCs to the tune of another song—like Old MacDonald. Gosh!! I love that Esme had such a great time! Also, she likes Choo Choo Soul’s version of the ABC song, presumably because it has a totally different tune. End of rant. Choo Choo Soul interstitial programs began airing in the United States during the Playhouse Disney programming block on the Disney Channel. This video is not being used to make money in any way and is for educational purposes only. She stands between my knees, my arms braced at her hips to keep her upright as she leans forward toward the show, moving her body to the beat, knees locking and unlocking. I’m really looking forward to reading this week’s posts! Thank you for hosting FTSF and for the beautiful sentence! So, does that mean the had 5 weeks to crank out 120 units? I am so glad everyone seemed so accommodating for you. I hold my breath, because, at this point, I’m never quite certain how a stranger will react to her. Then she turns back to me, still laughing, as if to ask, Did you get it, Mom? 433. Just shared on my FB page, but can’t tag you. Although she leans away from me, she keeps on hand in contact with my wrist the entire time, as if to reassure herself I am there. Glad you could host again. When DC and Genevieve walk by, Esmé barely notices, and starts hitting her cupped hands together in front of her forehead. My kids love Choo Choo Soul, both on radio Disney and on the Disney TV channels. © 2021 Hillary Savoie All Rights Reserved. As for fake recert decals, there is an '87 GMC Caballero with the chrome one on E-bay right now. But once, when DC makes a joke, Esmé, laughs out loud at the same time as the other children. She’d open her mouth wide and enthusiastically vocalize back at the television during her favorite songs. Aw… Genevieve! ... Till The End Of Time. Something as seemingly insignificant as shifting seats can be so meaningful for someone else. I brace myself a bit, ready to explain what we need, worried she will want to send us back up to the balcony. The first week I linked up I wrote something that I didn’t even know I needed to write. It is about two characters with kids on a train. Ok?”. Who hates the show: Thomas the Tank Engine. I felt so blessed that the other mother was willing to shift over. The prompts have really helped me broaden the topics I address and let me feel free to explore new ways to tell some of the stories that are important to me. She probably can’t even make out the stage from so far away—and we are here so that she can see what is about to happen. I’ve never heard of Choo Choo Soul, but I’ll be checking to see my son enjoys it. “Can’t we just head there?” I ask the usher who greeted us at the elevator. Didn't know the big guy could move like that, did you? Check out Choo Choo Soul by Choo Choo Soul on Amazon Music. With toe-tapping tunes and exciting dancing, this show will get families up on their feet and dancing to the beat! Glad and relieved that it ended well. I can hear the risers squeaking under the feet of the other families arriving for the show. And the theme song is annoying. “Do you want mommy to carry you?” No. Apparently in response, Esmé pushes through her feet to stand up. Choo Choo Soul has been touring the U.S. and Canada from 2007, and was the opening act for the Imagination Movers during their Big Warehouse Tour in 2011. They are really cute bits and I do hope they get expanded at some point like some of the other shorts have been. The usher waves at us to come over, while she stands there, guarding our spot. I wonder momentarily how many other of these parents reflexively scan for exits like I do. I LOVE that. The Choo Choo Shuffle? ‘am sure you must be doing a happy dance xoxo. Choo Choo Soul. As she scans our tickets I ask, “I know it is general admission, but where is the accessible seating?” She disinterestedly tells me to take the elevator up to the balcony. “Do you want to walk?” Yes. I take a seat on the floor to the side of the kids area—several feet away from the closest kid, but near enough to it that I hope Esmé feels like she is a part of the group. I am not clear whether I am being a fun mother or a thoughtless mother in wanting her to wait for this experience. 932. OH MY GOODNESS!”, Kids all around us begin moving up to the kids-only “mosh pit” in front of the stage. DC is a horrible beatboxer. Esmé loved it. The usher says, “Looks like you need three spots together? My mother tries to sing it, but can never get it quite right, which also makes Esmé laugh. Not even 8 billion. The music video-style shorts feature Goings and D.C. performing Choo Choo Soul songs with a group of … She bends over and scoops her up without a pause—like she’s been lifting her since she was a baby. OMG! In real life. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I have to admit, 9 months ago I did not know Genevieve Goings or the music of Choo Choo Soul. More like Poo-Poo Stupid! I ask the little girl if she’s excited for Choo Choo Soul. She seems less impressed by DC’s presence, I wonder if she has trouble following his fast break dance moves. I’m touched by the kindness of these strangers and feeling excitedly hopeful that this all might work after all. She is an actress and composer known for disney junior music nursery rhymes 2018 choo choo soul 2006 and imaginext adventures 2013. This line left me quite weepy: “I wonder fleetingly if instead she is reassuring me that she won’t leave me.” Thanks Nicki! I will be right there with you. But I did it anyway…and I am so happy I did. DJ Fletch. Showing her the Yes and No card I ask, “Do you want to go in your chair?” No. When the lights dim and the music starts, Esmé’s body tenses in my arms. COPYRIGHT STATEMENT This video is property of Disney. Oh. It is about two characters with kids on a train. The St. Louis drive away was April 10-11, 1984. This show sucks! It is a silly thing her father started doing. Esmé happily stood, bopped, and danced, with my support, through almost the entire show, but now she’s sitting back in her little red chair, exhausted. Thanks for reading and joining in! We sit through a few songs, but when the ABC Song comes up, I make an executive decision. Swingtime-Group. So beautiful. When I don't like someone or something, I can simply say I don't like it and I am teaching my daughters to do the same. I pause. This is "Disney Choo Choo Soul Under The Sea" by Empire Visual Effects on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. I sing it to her at night—badly—and she giggles. The usher circles all the way around the seats before I finally see a mom sitting at the end of the last row turn and look back at us and smile. Who likes this show: Bob the Train from Kids TV. Never, ever, have I seen her able to belong during something for her peers so quickly, so easily. She whines half-heartedly. Any happiness you can bring to them is worth all the worry in getting there. Join the Facebook Group to start linking up with all of us! Rant Wikia is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Choo Choo Soul. There is drool on her chin. 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