Wednesday, August 3, 2011


Michael started saying no today (probably because we keep telling him no). It's cute, so far.

And it was good timing because I checked out Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! from the library and it's pretty much the perfect book for a kid that says no a lot.

His vocabulary is really starting to take off. He'll say several new words a day and repeat many words we say. He can say almost every word in Baby's First Farm, and a couple that he can't say he can (loosely) sign (like he signs 'water' for 'watering can', good enough for me).

However, many of his words are very hard to understand. And he'll change how he pronounces things. He's been able to say 'hat' for a long time but for some reason today he's saying it more like 'how'.

He's also saying 'mama' and 'dada' and pointing to us when he says them all the time. Oh, it just melts my heart. Nothing is sweeter than hearing your child's voice say mama.


In other news... I went to my therapy session on Monday and my therapist asked me how I've been over the last week. I told her I've been so busy with projects that I haven't had time to think about anything else... no anxiety, no depression. And I've got a giant stack of projects in front of me so I'm still completely consumed with activities. I'm still undecided if not having to deal with emotions because I'm busy is healthy or just tabling the problem. That concern aside, I do think having projects that I enjoy is definitely positive, so I'm not going to think about it too much.


Michelle said...

Glad to hear you are doing a little better. I am the same way when busy. As soon as things slow down though, watch out.
I've been talking to the therapist a little each time I take K. I know I have a lot of the anxiety issues as well, but my insurance is so much worse than his so I keep avoiding making my own appt. I talk just enough to get some of it out there and then move past it.
No is a big word here too with the one I watch. It's so cute at first, then it is one of those dreaded words!

Jessica White said...

We still have the pronunciation changes going on too.

I'm glad you're doing a little better each day.

Shantay said...

Hey, I just clicked 'next blog' and here I am. I have a grandbaby that is babbling right now. He is almost 11 months. So your post made me smile.

Also I love the bag you made. I am impressed with your sewing *and the cute tails*. I am gonna 'follow' you, if you don't mind. (smiles)