Tag Archives: toddlers

Four Mamas; Three Ducks

A story. The kid has learned “mama.” What’s more, where at first he just used something like mum-um-um-um-um-um-um as a complaining noise, now he actually uses “mama” as a word to refer to his mother. Sometimes when we’re at home … Continue reading

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Thoughts on toddler cognitive development, part 3

A while ago we got the kid a set of rubber balls: one basketball, one soccer ball, and one football; each around the same size as a large grapefruit. He can’t really use them as freely as he’d like, yet; … Continue reading

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Another thought on toddler cognitive development

The kid has started categorizing the world and associating properties with those categories. He has also started learning the names of things. Examples: He will see a dog, and say “Dah!” He will hear a dog bark, and say “Dah!” … Continue reading

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A thought on toddler cognitive development

So the kid is a year old now, and he has learned how to throw things. He enjoys taking things out of containers and sometimes putting them back into containers… although not always the same container, such as when he … Continue reading

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