Sunday, May 18, 2014

Another Ethan first: He broke the spelling code.

Beth to Grandma: “Do you want to take Ethan to the S-A-N-D…”

Ethan interrupted: “That spells sand dunes.”

Sunday, May 4, 2014

What are you doing?

Eliana is quickly learning many new words. She asks lots of questions, but she never asks what something is. Instead, her favorite question is, “What are you doing?” She asks even when she already knows the answer, for example, if I’m pouring a glass of milk. This leads me to believe that she’s asking primarily to hear the answer. She instinctively wants to hear the words that describe the action.