I love it! Adam's new phrase is "Never mind." As in "We can use the purple one! (pause) Never mind. I'll use the red one!"
I am going to miss this language stage.
Nonny, I love your pictures! My favorite is also the one with you in the background - I would never confuse you with Britney. I feel your post about sahming - I was missing work the other day because I really, really miss conversation with other adults. Dh came home from a conference the other day - a terrifically boring one about safety/OSHA stuff - and when I asked him how it was, he gave me the standard shrug and dismissal re: nothing special. I pressed him: Wow me, dh - I've been speaking in short sentences all day....
Your comment about your DH reminded me about our married with kids group meeting last week with my neighbor friend that I mentioned awhile back. The last discussion was about "showing empathy in commucation" and we were chatting back and forth about how men and women are wired differently when talking to each other. Men are very simple and to the point...they don't like to waste time as they call it. It makes them tired to talk so much, to answer so many question, to ask them to think about how they feel..etc. Women on the other hand are the opposite...we like to drag it out , describe every little detail and ask every little question. We see chatting as a bonding opportunity and men see chatting as a waste of time. I have the same problem at home...my DH likes to give me short responses when I am looking for more.