Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Little Wonders [Piccole Meraviglie]

Marco is sick. It is a very helpless feeling, but I just do what I can and know he will get better. Anyway, today after he woke up from his nap he was being particularly fussy and he kept trying to turn the TV on. So I asked him if he wanted to watch TV and he said "OK." I turned on Tom & Jerry. First Tom comes on and I said "What's that?" He said "Kitty". Then Jerry shows up and I said "What's that?" He didn't respond and I said "Is that a mouse?" He just took his index finger and brushed his nose. That is sign language for mouse. We have been sort of teaching him sign language and haven't used the sign for mouse in a long time, but it is stored away in that little brain of his. Well, I have to go, Marco wants me to watch Tom & Jerry with him.
Marco sta' male. E' sicuramente sconfortante, ma faccio quello che posso e quindi so' che presto stara' bene. Tuttavia oggi dopo essersi svegliato dal pisolino pomeridiano era particolarmente irrequieto mentre tentava di accendere la tv. Quindi gli ho chiesto se voleva vedere un po' di TV e lui ha detto "OK". Ho acceso su Tom e Jerry. Appena Tom e' apparso ho chiesto: "Chi e' questo?" E Marco ha detto "Gattino". Poi e' arrivato Jerry ed ho chiesto: "E' quello li' un topo?" E lui con il dito indice ha cominciato a stropicciarsi il naso. Questo nel linguaggio dei sordomuti significa Topo. Abbiamo provato ad insegnarli il linguaggio dei segni, ma il segno del topo non veniva usato da molto tempo, apparentemente Marco lo aveva riposto nella sua piccola memoria. Bene ora devo andare, Marco vuole farmi vedere Tom e Jerry.

3 comments:

Nicole said...

How is teaching Marco the 8-clap going? ;-) You have a very smart little boy there!

Mom said...

Well, if you notice the following post, he is practicing in his sleep!

tracy said...

feel better Marco and keep on counting!