I don’t think all the roses, diamonds or cards could outshine hearing those words come from her lips. OK…I would be willing to weigh the diamonds…Nah, just kidding! Having a late talker may not seem like a big deal or disability to many, but it is a frustrating and very real disability for a family that has a late talking child in it. To not be able to communicate effectively is heartbreaking and that is NOT putting it mildly. Not being able to understand basic needs or wants from your child such as a glass of juice, needing to use the restroom or just needing a hug.
We are entering Buzz’s 4 1/2 year of life and she is really beginning to make tremendous strides with her speech. She is learning finally after years of silence and gibberish to make her feelings known through her words and getting to hear her wish me a clear and understandable “Happy Mudder’s Day” makes my heart soar for her, for us. It is truly a present to “talk about”!