Category: Speech delays

Language explosion x 2

“The language explosion.” I remember doctors and hearing & speech therapists talking about this all the time, when D was struggling with his hearing loss. “There’s a language EXPLOSION around 18 or 20 months,” they would tell us excitedly. “You’ll see!” Um. No. We…

He says, I laugh …

Little D attempting to strike up a conversation with a neighbour (who is much too far away to hear him) It’s so hard to believe that just one year ago, D was barely saying a word and had some serious hearing issues. Before those tubes…

Kids say the most guilt-inducing things

I got a lot of responses to last night’s tweet about my funny exchange with D, so I thought I would put the whole (sad! hilarious!) conversation here (which includes one of his very first three-word phrases). To give you a bit of background…