Shout Together

I got a little misty-eyed when I found these photos on my phone just now.

Lola took this sequence during our little pool party.

From top left, counterclockwise, Junior didn’t realize I was shouting along with him, but then he noticed me, put his hands on my face, I moved them to my throat, he laughed, and then we continued shouting together at the top of our lungs with him keeping his hand on me.

I’ve been doing this with him often when we’re snuggling, so he feels me speaking, hoping this will help when we begin speech therapy, but I think this was the first time HE put his hands up to me first, to confirm that I, too, was making some noise.

My poor neighbors…