His word just before bed tonight – “love”.
He’s been trying so hard to say it. He decided that kissing us was going to be his ‘sign’ for it in the meantime, but you could watch his mouth try to make the word. I don’t care how it comes out (“luh” with a slight ‘v’ sound on the end, in this case); he said it.
If you’re going through speech issues with your child, you know what one word can do to you. Some words – especially one word – go beyond what any of our own words can express.
Sleep well. I will.