Tag: #toddlerwords

A letter to my son on his 5th birthday

Dear Timo, Every year on your birthday, I look at photos of you, and I marvel… and cry.  Somehow, in the blink of an eye, you have gone from a 5 pound newborn to a 5 year-old boy.  Beautiful at birth, delicate and serene, we fawned over your exquisite bone structure… which was quickly obscured

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Toddler-speak

This week I read John Kinnear’s blog post “The 10 Toddler Words I’ll Miss the Most.” Between tears of laughter, his words really hit home; my daughter is too at the stage where her vocabulary is growing every day, but sometimes her dad and I wonder if she’ll ever truly learn English or if she’ll

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