What happens when a toddler starts experimenting with telling stories about her past or her future? You get phrases like "yesterday I'm gonna go to my cousin's house!"
I try to fill her ears with Spanish in every moment that I can. Car rides are the perfect time...
I can't always record her, but sometimes I find time to write down what she says. Here's a conversation snippet that shows how complex Josephine's sentence structure is getting.
She has learned to tell people both how old she is and what month her birthday is in, and she's very patient about telling in either language.
Josephine has the same accent as her Cuban/Venezuelan teachers. She spends twenty-four hours a week with them, so it makes sense. Mostly it means that the letter "s" disappears from words.
We definitely started prepping her for Halloween way too early.
"Uh-oh", says Jojo from in between us in bed. "What it is?" I ask her. Turns out she's concerned because her daddy stopped snoring...