I started this post a couple of weeks back and since then the Wildflower has come along in leaps and bounds. I can't keep up!
So she (13mths old) has been signing 'milk' for a while now. She got 'poo' within a couple of days, and to my sheer amazement, got 'more' after two demonstrations. First I had to ask if she wanted more for her to do it. Then she used it herself. But because we used it so much when eating bread, I think it now means bread to her, lol.
The cool thing about 'poo' is that a couple of times she used it right before she started to go. Very useful. But now uses it mostly after I've asked. At least she perfectly understands what I'm asking. Evidenced by her sudden exit from the room!
Along with mama, tata, cat/s, and broom broom (car), she now has added;
bubu for baby,
astonished us with a very clear baba when she heard her grandmother on skype (Serbian version of nana/gran),
birds (just slightly mumbled)
Since I started this post broom broom has become car
up (I was a day away from teaching her a sign for it)
dt tuch (don't touch)
kek (rice cake)
ba ba (bye bye)
I'm sure I've forgotten a few. She tries to repeat many words I say. Ladies and gentlemen I have a talker on my hands. Oh it seems cute now...
Here's a low grade vid of her signing. If you blink you miss the first one poo, then it's more and milk. She normally does each a little longer but as you can see, she wanted to get on with her rice cake.
However, as you can see by her list of spoken words, baby signing has become somewhat redundant.
edit: I forgot to add ug (hug) and the most beautiful sound after mama....
book !!!! ahhhhh, all is well with the world...
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