Ma/Da-My/Dy...

What a difference a letter makes.

I'm not entirely sure how many months it's been that Nathan has been calling us "Mama" and "Dada," but it's the typical adorable toddler way of saying parental names. We love it. It's just cute.

Then, about a month ago, Nathan started calling me "Daddy" instead of "Dada." We never prompted him to do it. He just... did. While I don't dislike "Daddy," I miss "Dada" and am jealous he still calls Katie "Mama."

Well, I was jealous anyway.

A week ago, he started calling her "Mommy" and now she's wistful for those long-gone days of toddler-ese.

How quickly they grow up.

Cookie' with Mommy. #nathanchronicles

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Suzanne Kurtz Apgar

That is too adorable!! Love that little guy!!

Suzanne Kurtz Apgar

You think things are going by too quickly?! You ain't seen nothin' yet!! Wait till high school!! ZAP!! It's done and you're at graduation ceremonies!!

kapgar


We all do. 

kapgar


I don't even want to think about it. 

Marie

Awwww! I wonder if he'll eventually shorten it to "Dad" and "Mom."

kapgar


I'm sure. But hopefully not too soon. 

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