Category Archives: Language development

  1. Winter sunshine

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    November 19, 2012 by whirlyjoy

    This is what we call the “sick bowl” in our house, sitting on Aida’s plush froggy blanket that my good …
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  2. What’s that sign?

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    October 9, 2012 by whirlyjoy

    Most of Aida’s interactions with the world can be hard to figure out, and a huge part of my job as her mother is to try to guess what the heck is going on inside that bright but screwy brain of hers.

  3. “Special” family dinners

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    September 14, 2012 by whirlyjoy

    We never set the table. We’re strictly a get-your-own-gear kind of family. So what is it about the siren call of the family dinner that still pulls me in sometimes?

  4. The genie is out of the bottle

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    September 7, 2012 by whirlyjoy

    I let Mimi, who is a precocious 11, start a (very private, highly aliased and protected) Facebook account last week. …
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