This week, S has been wandering about the house saying,




To be honest, at first I wasn’t sure what she was on about; I thought maybe she’d learned it at nursery or something. I tried to see if she was looking or pointing at something when she said it, but she was mostly just wandering about the house saying it.
After a couple of days it changed to




and I figured out what it was!
I mentioned in this post some time ago, that we were enjoying reading a library book called Orange, Pear, Apple, Bear. A friend then very kindly posted us a board book of it, and we’ve been reading it almost daily since.
S has always been a big fan of the bear, and for a while we had some confusion between “bear” and “pear” (both were called bear) but now, out of nowhere, and with the book in the bedroom for bedtime stories, she was running around the living room shouting her own version of “Apple!

Single Mother Ahoy Orange Pear Apple Bear
S pointing out the apple on the bear’s nose

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Vicky is a mother, a blogger, a podcaster and a social media trainer. She writes about life as a single mother, parenting and lifestyle type things.


Victoria - WTTP · 31/07/2013 at 17:09

Rio has become obsessed with alphabet books and of course every A is apple.. its one of his favourite words along with ball. What a gorgeous vest too! Yay for new words x

Christina L · 31/07/2013 at 18:04

Aw that's brill clever girl you have

Sara Murray · 01/08/2013 at 03:19

Oh, we love that book! I wrote a post about it recently – my son brought it downstairs and read it to me! She'll be saying orange before you know it :)

Coombe Mill · 02/08/2013 at 07:53

She sounds like a great little learner.

Jane Roberts · 04/08/2013 at 20:05

Such a clever little girl, well done :0) I think I need to get this book. <br /><br />Thanks for linking up with Small Steps Amazing Achievements :0)<br />x

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