Thursday, January 10, 2013

Irony, or Molly's First Word

Sweet little Molly is talking! About two weeks ago, we were reading a baby book about food together (of course). She was babbling and cooing as usual, but as I listened more closely, I heard her saying something over and over again. "Apper, epper, apper, apper, pepper, apper, apple, apple, apple." And then I said, "Molly, did you say, 'apple?'" And she beamed and kept on saying, "Apple, apple, apple."  This new ear of mine gave me the gift of hearing my child's first word clearly. (And it would seem that I've come a long way.)