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Fairly Odd Mother

Frantically waving my magic wand to make wishes come true.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

You Can Go Back to Quiet Now

For the longest time, D, didn't really speak. I tried to be casual about it ("he's a boy", "he's the youngest of three", "his sisters talk for him"), but last year I got nervous enough about it to have him evaluated.

Eh, I shouldn't have been so worried. Not only is he talking, he is talking back.

D: "I want a black cookie*!"

Me: "No cookies! It's almost dinner!"

D: "I want a BLACK COOKIE!"

Me: "No, D, not so close to dinner!"

D: "COOKIE!"

Me: (spelling it out) "N. . . .O. . .NO!"

silence, then:

D: (spelling. . .something) "E. . .F. . .G. . .H. . .I. . .J. . .YES!"


Clever? Yes. But, we really have to work on his spelling.



*an Oreo for those who do not know D-speak

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8 Comments:

Blogger AnotherMomCreation said...

LOL! That was impressive!

9:48 AM  
Blogger Trenches of Mommyhood said...

Isn't it funny? I had Baby evaluated exactly one year ago, for the same reasons, even tho he was a boy, third child, etc.

Now? HE NEVER SHUTS UP. NEVER. And I have to laugh that I was ever worried.

9:53 AM  
Blogger Beck said...

Hee hee!
My older two kids are in speech therapy - they talk up a storm but no one can understand them.

10:29 AM  
Blogger CSierra said...

Ha Ha! It's always amazing how once they start, they just never stop!

Our little guy picked up a fabulous expression from his Uncle Peter (childless, single, body builder guy) which he now repeats contantly:

"I'm going to give you a beat down."

That should go over well at the new preschool in Sept.

10:45 AM  
Blogger Summer said...

Ha! That's hilarious! I was worried about my youngest for a while, and now he's talking a storm. Most of it telling me what to do. LOL

4:24 PM  
Blogger SuburbanCorrespondent said...

Hey. I want a black cookie, too.

7:03 PM  
Blogger Daisy said...

I love his spelling talents! I think my daughter spelled the same way at that age.

8:24 PM  
Blogger anonymom said...

I'll stop worrying about my toddler's quietness and start worrying about her future sassiness.

I can only hope she'll be that clever and funny. That was hilarious!

12:19 PM  

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