Monthly Archives: November 2013

This is What Happens When I Don’t Blog About Ellie’s Language Acquisition for Five Months

A couple years ago, I said that I wanted to blog about Ellie’s language acquisition as it happened.  I’m particularly fascinated by this because one of my favorite classes in grad school was about the theories of language learning.  We … Continue reading

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Puzzles So Big They Require Stomachs on Tables

Look Grandpa! Ellie finally put together her birthday puzzle!  It’s so big she has to lean on the table to get to it all!  Thank you!!

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Laugh, Kookaburra, Laugh, Kookaburra

Last Saturday, we took a family trip to the zoo.  In the “Creature Encounters” area, one of the animals we could get close to was a kookaburra.  “Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree” is one of the songs that … Continue reading

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My Daring, Darling, Danger-loving Boy

nothing like balancing on one arm! Silly me for worrying – of course he got down safely!  (Although clearly I wasn’t that worried – I was taking pictures and not trying to catch him! :))

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