talking

I saw the sign(s)

When it comes to infant communication, before having a baby I doubted the value of infant sign language to healthy children. I mean, babies communicate in their own way, right? Through cries, responses, looks. When spoken language has so many challenges why add to it the difficulty of trying to learn and remember signs? I …

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Sound effects

Little L has morphed his mouth into new shapes and sizes these past several weeks. The newest sound? Na. As in Nana, naaaa, nanananananaa. This all happened a few weeks ago. Personally, it fits well into my personal running joke that he will never say Mama. Sure, he says “Dada” with reckless abandon, though I …

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Lots to do, so little time! Ammonia Stink and Baby gets bigger

Have I had this headline before? We have some close relatives visiting from Germany and lots of vacationy weekends, paired with anniversary time and my birthday and too much to do sandwiched in between everything else. I haven’t been able to cruise facebook, haven’t been able to travel to my little bloggy-poo site, haven’t been …

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