Chatterbub

evie tentEvelyn’s vocalisations are becoming increasingly complex. She still doesn’t make any sense, but she sounds like she should! She just said to me something that sounded like ‘Boyd Attaway!’ and I was like, ‘Ok, who’s that?’ She replied, ‘Feed the boy!’ Long babble-sentences are becoming very common.

Nonsense babble, of course, but she can say a couple of words reasonably clearly. She was saying ‘cat’ a lot yesterday, because we were in a house with one. She also managed ‘bus’ a few times, as they passed us. She is currently playing with the buttons on my pyjama top, going ‘Bwa-bay! Bwaaaaa-boo!’, which I’m going to interpret as attempts at ‘button’.

She’s also using body language more effectively. For quite some time she’s been shaking her head emphatically to indicate ‘no’, and she’s recently started nodding for ‘yes’ as well. She will also grab my hands and put them where she wants them; she’s been trying to pull them off the keyboard and put them into a hug around her while I’m typing this!

One way and another, she is very adept at communicating; there is rarely any doubt as to what she wants!

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2 thoughts on “Chatterbub

  1. Awanthi @ I Speak Awanthi says:

    Nawww. That’s adorable. I can’t wait for her and Ellie to have long complex conversations together – and to hear all about it. *laugh*

  2. Kez says:

    Cute 🙂 It’s so great watching them grow and develop! The Little Mister makes up really long words (that no-one understands) and it’s SO CUTE. He points at things all the time and definitely lets me know what he wants as well!

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