Monthly Archives: October 2011

Language Explosion!

Sentences, abstractions, and other unexpected changes Originally Published October 28, 2011 When I , the girls were 19 months old and had vocabularies of about 60 words. Eight months later, boy, have things changed! Both girls have expanded their vocabularies … Continue reading

Posted in Columns | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

When Children Hear Noises at Night

Practicing armchair child psychology. Originally published October 14, 2011 One of Muffin and Squeaker’s favorite books is Superhero ABC by Bob McLeod, in which the artist presents 26 superheroes, one for each letter of the alphabet. Muffin and Squeaker are very … Continue reading

Posted in Columns | Tagged , ,