Itís been a week since Iíve seen my nephews (any of them). But at least I got to chat with one of them on the phone today. The youngest one. The one whoís nine and a half months old.
Aiden loves to talk on the phone. He might even know what heís saying, but nobody else does. Iíve been told he says a couple of real English words (ďbathĒ and ďMamaw,Ē for Grandma), but Iíve never heard him. That doesnít mean he doesnít communicate, though.
He has a wide variety of sounds that he likes to make. He growls and gurgles and squeaks and squawks. Put into sequence, his baby noises are very expressive. They sound like sentences, which Iím sure, to him, they are. You can tell by the look on his face that heís thinking seriously about what heís saying. That even comes across on the phone.
Heís aware of the rhythms of conversation, too. He talks, and then he waits for you to talk. Mostly he wants you to say his name, I think.