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Monday, September 24, 2012


For ten months we've been working on this. First it took us 3-4 months to get "mmmm", and then "mama", but we haven't been able to get "p" or "b". Blowing raspberries goes hand in hand with making those sounds, and we got our very first raspberry this weekend!

(don't freak out when he walks right in front of the swing!)

And then this morning, on a whim I tried for "p", and thankfully caught it on camera so when he refused to do it for his speech therapists I have evidence. LOL


Karien Prinlsoo said...

WTG Asher!! Kallen just loves it if I watch your videos. We also watched Axel's B-day song and him riding his quad bike- I hope his driving skills are better by now!
Do you think prompting might help Asher's "p"? at this stage?
There's a lot of noise (oops songs?) coming from Axel and Angela on the swings!

Leah S. said...

LOL There is ALWAYS noise coming out of those two! HA! Angela is singing "I love you mom" or something along those lines, because she was trying to be extra sweet that day in the hopes I'd break out the ice cream later, and Axel was singing one of his made up songs. LOL Most of the time Asher shuts down with prompting, but there are occasions I can get him to perform. ;-)