Toddler Talk

Avery’s not forming sentences yet at 19 months old (well she is, but they’re in baby-gibberish), but she’s beginning to say some pretty cute things. Here are my top 5 favourite cute things she’s saying these days:

1. “Ay-ah, teet!” (Which means Anna, treat!). She loves giving the cats treats, but one hides upstairs while the other tries taking them out of her hand. So she runs to the baby gate at the bottom of the stairs holding one reserved treat above her head away from the greedy cat, and yells for Anna to come down and get her treat.

2. “No”. It’s not the fact that she’s saying it that’s cute – it’s how. The upward and then downward inflection makes her sound desperate to be listened to. Also cute, we heard her talking in her sleep over the baby monitor the other night: “nOo. nOo. nOo.” I think she was probably having an innocent dream that we were making her put her shoes on or something.

3. She says whale like, “way-oo.”

4. She says mommy like “muh-yee.”

5. And a truly classic in toddler talk, she says please like “pwease.”

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6 thoughts on “Toddler Talk

  1. My favorite thing that C says right now is instead of Peekaboo, she says “Buckabee!!” And I’m thrilled that she finally just started calling me Mommy yesterday!!! Happy dance!!!

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  2. I can’t wait for that either!! My heart melted when she ran to me after I came out of my eye appt today, I picked her up and she shrieked “mommy!!” And hugged me. Hugs are also new for her, she used to just lean into you, now she actually hugs. 😍 I kinda wish they could stay this little for a long time!

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