I Am Fluent In Todlerese and Preschoolspeech

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 83 People

    Well Trained

    I am not yet a parent, but worked in both classroom and administrative settings in early education for almost 15 years. I find it's as much or more about the way they think and perceive as how they express themselves.  I don't have any off the cuff baby talk to share...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 19, 2008

    Original Words

    Not so much a toddler anymore, but ...   Pwease?  Chineytown food (I think this is one of the funniest!)  ispizgetti (spaghetti)  I wove you .... I love you too! 
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 13, 2009

    I Wah Ma Bah-bah

    When you help raise two siblings, work in a pediatrician's office and a Pre-K Daycare facility, baby speech becomes well known to you. :)  
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21
    22-25, F
    Aug 18, 2008

    Toddler Phrase Book

    A few translations: Mook - milk biscetti/wiggywiggyworms - spaghetti leyow/lellow - yellow goggy - doggy tot-tots - sweeties bock-bock - bottle dodo - dummy/pacifier nee-naw - fire engine brum-brum - car geegee - horse crawn crocktail - prawn cocktail fizzy crisps...
    kazwaz1977 kazwaz1977
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 6, 2008

    I Am Relearning It

    My youngest is 14 I thought I was over that   now I have a 8 month old grranddaughter and I am relearning it.   Check out this video I found you'll love it   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qFffq8_gis
    librakitty05 librakitty05
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2008

    As the Eldest of 7 Siblings..

    I like to think I am quite capable of understanding what kids are saying to me. My two youngest brothers have slight speech impediments. One ((7)) has a lisp and the other ((4)) has a stoppage. After looking after them for years, listening to them, being patient and just loving...
    beebopINblue beebopINblue
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2008

    Baby Talk

    I am number five out of six siblings. As a result I have been an aunt since the age of eight. I have been around small children ever since. We understand each other very well.
    ibesilly ibesilly
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Dec 18, 2008

    MA! Ma! Ma!

    I want a twuk an a tar an a twain an a... (this is during every commercial) My fav though was in the car the other day... I kept hearing from the backseat... "MA mell my arm it mells like banilla" (translation... as he points to his arm pit... Ma Smell my arm it...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 16, 2008

    He's Four Years Old...

    And has his own opinions, LOL... He's actually starting to more resemble a 'person' rather than just a baby. He says some pretty weird things, too... Some things he's said in the past, and translations follow. "Mom! I have picket booger out mai nose, make mess!" ('Mom...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude
    31-35
    14 Responses Aug 4, 2008

    For Example..

     I know that an olitor is a helicopter That abeer means: I'm finished  That assat? means: whats that? There's more... But my brain is fried..  
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Sep 20, 2008

    I get recognised often by

    both my coworkers and parents with my unique approach with my students at the preschool I've been working at for over 10 years now. the core foundational Bates I have with how I approach children is recognizing and valuing they are made in the image of God. that each of them...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed
    31-35, M
    Jan 6

    My Two Year Old's Version Of The Alphabet Song

    *singing* ABCD...(mumbling)...HIJ..BACON! WX! Y and Z.. Now ABCs..(mumbling) SING WITH ME!!
    cutefactory cutefactory
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Aug 21, 2010

    Todlerese

    I was a preschool teacher and Mother of three. I like the really little ones who speak their own language very fast and add a word in here and there. Makes me think they know something I don't!My favorite toddler words from my kids were Pretty=blanket, bubbles=Christmas lights...
    momolove1955 momolove1955
    56-60, F
    May 9, 2012
More Stories