Sweet Memories Friday: Baby’s First Voice

My dear three-year-old still sounds, blessedly, like a baby. Despite speaking full, very articulate and generally well-pronounced sentences, her voice has that baby-ish lilt that makes her sound squishily cute even when she's saying things like, "I don't want to help set the table, momeeee!" But watching a video of her saying some of her … Continue reading Sweet Memories Friday: Baby’s First Voice

My child, Yoda she is! #toddlertalk #babyyoda

I get it: learning to speak is difficult, and apparently learning English is quite hard. Nouns, verbs, subjects, predicates, adjectives ... a toddler must essentially navigate a Language Arts class without knowing any of the rules and just imitating her parents to the best of her ability. ... Which is curious, because neither my husband … Continue reading My child, Yoda she is! #toddlertalk #babyyoda

Das ist eine word, ja mama? #toddlertalk #babysfirstphrases

I've decided that babies should really learn German as their first language - you know, that language that mixes up the verb and noun order (from English's norm) and puts multiple nouns and adjectives together to form really big words ... because a great example of what comes out of my toddler's mouth is, "Anna … Continue reading Das ist eine word, ja mama? #toddlertalk #babysfirstphrases