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"D A D E" spells daddy!

Posted by on Feb. 24, 2014 at 2:02 PM
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Yesterday my 5 yr old said to me randomly that "D A D E" spelled Daddy.

I said no that's not right. Spell Mommy for me.

He said Mommy? K. M O M M Y.

I said spell Mom. He did. I said spell Dad. He did. I asked him to spell mommy again. He did.

so I said Daddy works the same way. Can you spell Daddy now?

He thought for a second and said D A D....D Y?

That's right! Good boy! You did it!

He was so proud of himself for figuring it out! I just had to share!
by on Feb. 24, 2014 at 2:02 PM
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MamaELA
by on Feb. 24, 2014 at 2:14 PM
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That's great. I like that you had him figure it out :-)
usmom3
by BJ on Feb. 24, 2014 at 3:01 PM
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 Lots of children start to figure out spelling from the phonetic sounds of words! It is just the way some minds work! That is great that he figured it out thought!

TidewaterClan
by on Feb. 24, 2014 at 3:03 PM

What a wonderful job making those connections!  Way to go!

KickButtMama
by Shannon on Feb. 24, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Awesome!


mem82
by Platinum Member on Feb. 24, 2014 at 5:07 PM

awesome!

mamamedic69
by Deanna on Feb. 24, 2014 at 5:21 PM
Awesome!!
paganbaby
by Silver Member on Feb. 24, 2014 at 6:56 PM

Yep. My 7yo dd spells signed, sind. I don't correct her though. I'm just glad she has an interest in writing at all,lol.

Quoting usmom3:

 Lots of children start to figure out spelling from the phonetic sounds of words! It is just the way some minds work! That is great that he figured it out thought!




I will not have a temper tantrum nor stomp across the floor.


I will not pout, scream or shout or kick against the door.

I will not throw my food around nor pick upon another.

I’ll always try to be real good because I am the mother.

I am the mother.

I am the mother.














MumsTheWord571
by Member on Feb. 24, 2014 at 7:19 PM
I did tell him he was close and that dade could spell daddy if it was pronounced like that. He really likes to know how to spell things exactly right. I love it.

Quoting MamaELA: That's great. I like that you had him figure it out :-)
usmom3
by BJ on Feb. 24, 2014 at 10:25 PM

 If they ask me I will tell them the right spelling & then we usually have a short conversation about how confusing the English language can be!

Quoting paganbaby:

Yep. My 7yo dd spells signed, sind. I don't correct her though. I'm just glad she has an interest in writing at all,lol.

Quoting usmom3:

 Lots of children start to figure out spelling from the phonetic sounds of words! It is just the way some minds work! That is great that he figured it out thought!


 

kirbymom
by Sonja on Feb. 25, 2014 at 2:30 PM
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That is wonderful! What a smart little guy. I love when our kids surprise us with little moments such as this.
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