This gallery contains 2 photos.I think children's language development is fascinating. More than that, when little people start talking and expressing themselves and playing with words they don't understand, it is just downright cute as hell. And the mispronunciations are beautiful. Maple's desire to communicate has been a huge priority for her from very early on and her desperation to talk and to sing and to latch onto language has not waned. She is a parrot and absorbs more than we care to think. When we arrived in Australia she was 22 months old. Her language was going through the roof and suddenly, just as she was chat-chat-chatting about everything and anything at a million miles an hour and loving every minute of it... she developed a stutter. It wasn't just a slight stutter. It was staggering and it throttled her and she visibly became upset by it... Mae fell over and scraped her knee. Oz scooped her up and said, ‘oh dear, where did you hurt yourself?’ and she looked at him like an idiot and said ‘on the pavement’.
Hello!I'm Miranda Barber. I’m all sorts of things, but currently, first and foremost a mum. Mid-second pregnancy, my family relocated from London to Melbourne via Vietnam. A rollercoaster. As a dear friend of mine so eloquently puts it: "As a mum of two you have two choices: you can either look good or feel good but you can't have both." Too right. This is an observational blog of life's car crashes and quirks on this huge learning curve. You're welcome here.
- I left my kids in the car
- Pinworms – a squirmy story
- A return from the land of Lost Perspective.
- M-M-Mirena. Contraception or chaos?
- Thirty-three Things I Want my Daughter to Know.
- I can do this
- Waiting for the bombshell
- I could do better.
- Boob or Bust! I’ll breastfeed my son until WE are good and ready.
- Gluten Free Food
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