James - First Words

Early - Starting August 2011 (13 months)

At age 1 yr, 1 month, in the USA for just over 1 month)
1. Dog / doggy (8/18/2011)
2. Tickle
3. Hi (11/24/2011)
4. "Bucka bucka" - the name of his special strawberry pillow
5. "Bap" (fruit and/or flowers)
6. Daddy (12/29/2011)
7. Done (12/29/2011)

Jan 2012 (Age 18 months)

  1. Mama (1/18/12)
  2. Uh-Oh (1/20/12)
  3. Bye (1/23/12)

Feb 2012

  1. Wow (2/2/12)
  2. Belly (2/13/12)
  3. Yeah! (2/13/12)
  4. Woof Woof (2/17/2012)
  5. Duck (2/17/2012)
  6. Baby (2/25/2012)
  7. Hello (2/29/2012)
  8. No (2/29/2012)

March 2012

  1. Bee (3/1/2012)
  2. Buzz (3/1/2012)
  3. Ball (3/8/12)
  4. Thank you (3/9/12)
  5. Egg (3/9/12)
  6. Me (3/15/12)
  7. Meow (what a kitty says) 3/16/12
  8. Book 3/16/12
  9. Snack 3/17/12 (pronounced "nack")
  10. Owwie (a cut) 3/18/12
    ‎29. Shoes (pronouced "ooosh") 3/20
  11. Mole 3/20
  12. Apple (pronounced "bapple") 3/24
  13. Fish (pronounced "eesh") 3/28

April 2012 (Age 21 months / 1.75 yrs)

  1. Football
  2. "Doe" - seems to be short for "what's that?"
  3. Boo Boo
  4. "Munyah" - his name for his new stuffed rabbit
  5. Choo Choo (what a train says)
  6. Pee Pee
  7. Whee! (said when on the swings)
  8. Box ( pronounced "bock")
  9. Beep Beep
  10. My / Mine (can't tell the difference yet)
  11. Hike (as in the start of a football play)
  12. More
  13. Bubble
  14. Ice
  15. Bug
  16. Poo poo
  17. Beatle
  18. Bag
  19. Boo boo
  20. Mail
  21. Butt
  22. "Ghee" - nickname for Kian

May 2012

  1. Oh No
  2. Uncle
  3. Kiyo (name of his uncle)
  4. Rice
  5. Laura (name of aunt)
  6. Mooeee (his own version of "more")
  7. Kee Kee - improved nickname for Kian
  8. Blue
  9. Huh?
  10. Two
  11. One
  12. Burrito
  13. Mommy
  14. Knee
  15. Burp
  16. Toot
  17. Why?
  18. Ow
  19. Purple
  20. Happy
  21. Back
  22. Yah (Yes)
  23. Juice
  24. Wash

June 2012 (age 23 months)

  1. Geese
  2. Taco
  3. Up
  4. Down
  5. What?
  6. Puppy
  7. Potty
  8. Apple (pronounce the right way, without a leading B)
    87.Yes
  9. Please

And now... Two word sentences: "My bucka-bucka" "Hi Mommy/Daddy" "Hi Kee Kee"
The words are coming too fast now to really remember and type... a few each day, some of which he imitates and then I don't hear them again.

Sue Raisty

Product management geek, born-again engineer, adoptive mother of boys, coach & mentor, mountain trail runner, tinkerer, no-bull communicator, wannabe writer, room mother & compulsive researcher.

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