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Conversing with a toddler.

Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in conversing with a toddler, singing to my toddler, toddler learning to talk, toddlers and talking |

I think I had my first official spoken conversation with my son last night. I was singing him a song that I made up and have been singing to him since he was about a week old. I have no shame, so I’ll share the lyrics with you: He’s a Bubzy, he’s a bubzy wubzy pickle pants, a bubzy, he’s the greatest little bubzy that I knoooow,...

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He’s talking! In his own way.

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in becoming a toddler, kids have their own language, my kid doesn't talk, toddler learning to talk, toddlers and talking |

You might think my kid doesn’t talk. And you’d sort of be right. After all, “ba-ba-ba” could mean many things. (Bottle? Belle? Baklava?) So he doesn’t speak, exactly, but he does have a knack for making himself perfectly understood. Allow me to translate… If he tries to dive-bomb out of your arms, that means he would like to be held by the person standing...

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