The vocabularies of both my grandchildren continue to grow apace. My grandson, for example, has discovered the word optional, and applies it frequently and accurately to many of the things around him―at least in his opinion.
My toddler granddaughter served as her dad’s sous chef this week as he prepared food. He role was limited, but she pitched in and the dish turned out fine. If you say “Roar,” my 18-month-old granddaughter points at her stuffed lion. If she sees a picture of a lion (or even a tiger) she roars and points.