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... My Tanner is still not saying much of anything. He says Daddy kind of, and mama but not sure if he knows what they mean. He tries to say walk but misses the "w". ... (11 replies)
... Trust me, she wants to talk. Her brain is keyed in to repeat any words she hears, especially if she gets praise for doing so. ... (11 replies)
... that "all children are different and she's doing great!". Guess it takes us new moms a little while to finally get confident in our own instincts. ... (11 replies)

... Thanks to everyone for your reponses! Great advice. I also hold conversations with Ella all of the time. ... (11 replies)
... My DD will be 14 months old on Sept. 2nd. I am just curious when children really start talking? ... (11 replies)
... I definitely agree with the previous posters that you need to just keep talking to her. I have never used baby talk with Madeline and her vocabulary is amazing. I talk to her like she's my friend and we're holding conversations together. ... (11 replies)
... mammy, ball" ...and just in the last month has started to say "wha you doin? ... (11 replies)
... I have to agree. I think it's best that we just trust what we think and let everyone else think what they want. ... (11 replies)
... but not all of the time. I have even seen her point to a kitty on a cartoon or in Goodnight Moon and say it. My parents have 2 dogs and she points and says "Dog" sometimes. ... (11 replies)
... ounds like he is doing exactly what Ella is doing at this point. She will say some words, but not a lot, and most of the time it's grunting and pointing. I try to get her to understand that she needs to use words, but I agree with you... ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for your advice! I am glad she seems to be on target then. I don't want to push her too much, but like I said, I don't want her to get into a habit of pointing and grunting to get what she wants either. She'll end up sounding like a cave man! ... (11 replies)
... I agree, your DD sounds right on target. Mine would say a few simple words around that time as well. I don't think she actually started forming words together until around 18 months, and then by the time she was two she was speaking full sentences. She is 2 1/2 now and talks in big sentences non-stop! It's amazing how one day they learn a new word and the next you're having an... (11 replies)
... See I am not a baby person. I love it when they become a little independent and start walking and talking. If could I would keep the at the age from 18 months to 4 years . My DD had no terrible 2's or 3's. She was such a good child. Still is. I know that it is hard to let go but you can look forward to the other stuff. ... (2 replies)
... I'm not a therapist, but I work with several. For 11 months old it sounds like he's doing pretty well getting around. And that's really great that he wants to be active, and I would encourage that as much as possible. ... (1 replies)
... I can only answer what I know and do for my own family, but it's important to note that with ANY parenting style there is always room for over kill. ... (59 replies)
... yeah... you might say i was a psychotic hormonal mess! i was off and on like that for the whole pregnancy. i am happy to say that i am MADLY in love with both of my children and don't know what the heck i'd do without either of them! ... (14 replies)
... What we have done with our children is to make their room strictly for sleeping. They actually don't play in there at all. ... (5 replies)
... Does your child respond to sound.. her name. If you sneak up behind her and say her name softly does she try and turn and find you? ... (6 replies)
... I do agree with many of the things you do with your babies... ... (59 replies)
... Kids under about 3 really don't get that much out of interacting with peers. They like to do it sometimes, and it's good for them to have some experience of other children, but they just aren't ready to really start developing social skills yet. ... (5 replies)

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