Quotation by Amy Laura Dombro

The books may say that nine-month-olds crawl, say their first words, and are afraid of strangers. Your exuberantly concrete and special nine-month-old hasn't read them. She may be walking already, not saying a word and smiling gleefully at every stranger she sees. . . . You can support her best by helping her learn what she's trying to learn, not what the books say a typical child ought to be learning.
Amy Laura Dombro (20th century), U.S. early childhood author and writer, and Leah Wallach (20th century), U.S. early childhood author and writer. The Ordinary Is Extraordinary, ch. 2 (1988).
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