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A Linguistic Challenge

Communicating with my four-year-old daughter

Many years ago, when my daughter Sarah was a four-year-old, thirty-five-pound dynamo, her every third sentence was “Why?”.

I expected that, of course. I’d read all the parenting books and seen all the instructional videos. I knew that little kids are supposed to try your patience with endless queries about how the world…



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David Martin

Wordsmith, humorist and author of “Dare to be Average” on Amazon. Support Dave’s writing by joining Medium: