First words can be challenging or hard to find, but they are always exciting. I speak with some authority on this matter. I’m a speech-language pathologist who works (mostly plays) with young children and often helps them find their first words. However, today is the day for me to find my first words.
My decision to write my first post on this day is for one reason only. C.F. used his first words with me today. C.F. is a toddler I’ve known for over a year. C.F. has only ever used a handful of single words and only with his mother. He has not said words in the presence of his father, his brother and certainly not me.
But today, was a special day, a definitively “blue sky” kind of day or even a “blue sky with rainbow” kind of day. C.F. said 12 words to me today! So in honor of C.F.’s sharing his words with me, I am taking a first step in sharing mine.
Life is fine,