Talking at 17 month?
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|Mon, 03-30-2009 - 9:34am|
Just wondering what kind of talking the other 17-month-ers are doing?
I hope this doesn't sound like one of those EC brags, but Lorelei was talking A LOT at this age - over 50 words and 2 and 3 word "sentences". I remember because that's how old she was when Sadie and John were born and I remember being thankful that she could tell me what she wanted since I was so busy.
Sadie and John on the other hand say hardly anything. Sadie says "no" (for almost everything!) and "all done" - and she signs "more". John says a little more - "abby" (that's the dog), "yes" and "no" (while shaking or nodding his head), "boots" "belly" "mooooo" and "all done" - he also signs "more". They understand much more and follow directions very well, just not much talking.
I'm finding it hard not to 1. compare them to Lorelei and 2. blame myself for not teaching them like the daycare did for Lorelei.
What's "normal" for this age range? Are they behind or was Lorelei ahead?