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Out of the mouth of babes May 11, 2009

Posted by Joe in Family, Farm.

Lydia’s vocabulary has grown considerably over the past few months and she seems very pleased about it. And so are we! She can communicate much better now, telling us what she wants rather than playing a frustrating form of toddler charades until we figure out what it is that she’s trying to say.

She frequently points at something and calls it by name as if to make sure we know that she knows what it is.

Her pronunciation, however, has lagged a bit behind her growing vocabulary. Sometimes when she says something, it’s not quite as clear as it could be. But that’ll come with time. In the meantime, it can be a source of great amusement.

For example it tickles us when she points at the goats and says quite confidently “Look, dolts. Dolts, Mommy, dolts”.

She probably more accurate than she realizes.




1. Marci - May 12, 2009

I love to hear little ones talk. You are right, she is probably dead on with the dolt name. 🙂

2. Tree-Climbing Dolts « - May 22, 2009

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