We've had our 2yo grandbaby overnight and she's at the phase where she's starting to translate her personal language into English, so she keeps making dramatic flourishing gestures towards things and saying "but what's THIS?" and it is fantastic.

My 2 year old grandson has one word besides Momma and bye. It's a combination grunt and sigh. He'll point at something, say it. If you don't understand, it's rinse, lather, repeat, the volume increasing with each repetition.

@oranje the frustration of being so close to being able to get people to understand you since you understand them is so very real


teach her how to say "I'll be the judge of that!" and she'll be unstoppable.

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