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The Randalls: Hadley's First Word

The youngest Randall has hit 8 months old and is cruising toward 9 with unabated haste. This has been a huge month in Hadley’s development. Huge. 471 more words


First word

And so my boy uttered his first proper word last month. I’m guessing every parent wonders for a little while if they are actually hearing what they think they’re hearing.  102 more words

Single Mother By Choice

First word of a haiku poet

When I was a young poet in my twenties, it was difficult for me to explain to my parents what a haiku was since I wast just discovering it myself. 46 more words


The First Word is the Hardest to Write

Sometimes I feel a little scared to write. The first word is always the hardest – putting pen to paper instils a sense of responsibility and vulnerability. 576 more words

The Sweetest Word

For 6 years I have waited.

I have prayed.

I have dreamed.

In my dreams, I hear your precious voice. I feel the joy in my soul and pride in my heart with every spoken word. 371 more words

Special Needs Child

Verbal; but not happy.

Recently I have been finding things really tough..
Obviously I am over-joyed by Dylan’s progress, being able to know the names of colours and to say the sounds for the majority of the letters in the alphabet, don’t get me wrong, that’s incredible. 575 more words


First word! 

At 8.5 months old we officially have our first word. She’s been shouting it (she doesn’t use her inside voice) for the past month along with ‘ma da ba ha‘ but we just put it down as her making sounds and finding her voice since she also likes to look you dead in the eye and scream, because that’s just hilarious! 236 more words