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Importance of Teaching Toddler Specific Vocabulary

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“Would you like a tangelo, Damien?” “Tangelo” he repeated, with the most perfectly imperfect toddler pronunciation he could muster. (See clip below, 9 seconds long) I laugh every time. Just crazy precious. But back to our original concept: why is it important to use specific (versus general) vocabulary with our babies? I will admit that when I first brought a…

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