Lego in motion

Not only has Frances been nonstop energy 18+ hours per day since she was 13 months old, she has always sought or invented alternative methods of transportation. At the age of three, she began asking for a “motorised vehicle,” but we’ve always thought that she moved around enough without the assistance of a motor. TheContinue reading “Lego in motion”

Wordsmith 

In the year-long period following her almost overnight, incredibly rapid speech development, Frances was given to inventing words and phrases that served whatever purpose she might require at the moment. She definitely caused a lot of stifled laughter. For example, at the new age of three, when her older sister was sick one time, FrancesContinue reading “Wordsmith “

Letter perfect

When she was 18 months, it seemed hard to get Frances’s attention. It always had been, but because of her interest in letters, I ended up noticing more acutely. She carried around a bag of Bananagrams (letter tiles) all the time. She would shove it into my hands, and I would say, “Oh, you wantContinue reading “Letter perfect”