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Tell Mommy: What Was Your Child's First Word?

"Dada" often comes out of the mouths of babes before "Mama," but for every child whose first word is "mommy" or "daddy," it seems there's another tot that picks a random one like "truck" or "ravioli." Both my daughter and son's first words were "Hi," which leads me to believe that they will be incredibly friendly people, or just that my husband and I use the greeting all too often. As parents we eagerly await the thoughts that spill out our children's mouths. What was your child's first word?

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cutefactory cutefactory 7 years
My oldest girl's first word was "duck." I was giving her a bath and I wasn't sure she'd said a real word, but sure enough--her focus was right on her rubber duckie as she said it. Her next word was "dog" and though you'd think maybe "dada" would be next, it was actually "mama." I'm curious to hear what my youngest one's will be.
cutefactory cutefactory 7 years
My oldest girl's first word was "duck." I was giving her a bath and I wasn't sure she'd said a real word, but sure enough--her focus was right on her rubber duckie as she said it. Her next word was "dog" and though you'd think maybe "dada" would be next, it was actually "mama." I'm curious to hear what my youngest one's will be.
MaggieLei MaggieLei 7 years
I am sad to say I am not really sure what my son's first word was. He said mama, dada and book all about the same time. I think he would repeat "amen" after we prayed at night too, but it took me a while to figure out what he was saying. I am going to need to check my son's baby book to see if I wrote it down. He's not even two and I'm already forgetting!
roxtarchic roxtarchic 7 years
besides dada and then mama.... it was quack quack quack, and now it's car... everything is CAR. he clearly said skull the other day (and pointed to the halloween decoration... sooo wasnt expecting THAT to be one of his firsts).
roxtarchic roxtarchic 7 years
besides dada and then mama.... it was quack quack quack, and now it's car... everything is CAR. he clearly said skull the other day (and pointed to the halloween decoration... sooo wasnt expecting THAT to be one of his firsts).
roxtarchic roxtarchic 7 years
besides dada and then mama.... it was quack quack quack, and now it's car... everything is CAR. he clearly said skull the other day (and pointed to the halloween decoration... sooo wasnt expecting THAT to be one of his firsts).
milosmommy milosmommy 7 years
My son will babble mama and dada, but not directed at us either so I don't think those count. So I would think his first word is agua. He says it all the time when he wants us to give him his sippy cup. And he does say "ba-ba" to be bye-bye.
caws caws 7 years
My brother-in-law's first words in english were "french fry". Everything else was in korean, so we're not too sure what it was. He still loves french fries.
SusanTeufel SusanTeufel 7 years
Mine was here, then kitty. I wanted that cat so bad. My mom tells me I out of the blue just yelled "HERE KITTY!" and then sat there. I have no children yet, though.
alethia037 alethia037 7 years
One of my twin nephews said 'Dada' and the other said 'ball'. My cousin's first word was 'guitar'!!
alethia037 alethia037 7 years
One of my twin nephews said 'Dada' and the other said 'ball'.My cousin's first word was 'guitar'!!
Fleurie Fleurie 7 years
My boy's first word was "Ball"..
Roux5582 Roux5582 7 years
My lil guy's first word/phrase was "uh-oh" shortly followed by "wow".
Pets Pets 7 years
Mine was cookie... still waiting on North's ;)!
schnappycat schnappycat 7 years
My son is babbling mama and dada all of the time, but they aren't directed at us yet, so it doesn't really count. But I'm pretty sure one of the two will be his first real word. I know mine was kitty, or so I'm told by my mom.
kikidawn kikidawn 7 years
I don't know what my older brothers' first words were but I know mine and my sisters:mine: bubbahers: hi
kikidawn kikidawn 7 years
I don't know what my older brothers' first words were but I know mine and my sisters: mine: bubba hers: hi
xtinabeena xtinabeena 7 years
mine was "duck" :-)
xtinabeena xtinabeena 7 years
mine was "duck" :-)
meandtheo meandtheo 7 years
my daughters first word was "cat" and now she says "book", "quack" and "ball" no mama OR dada...still waiting!
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 7 years
i have no kids yet, but my nieces first word was "Hot" because that is what we said to her when she was around us holding coffee.
Pallas-Athena Pallas-Athena 7 years
Well, since I don't have children and can't remember what my other cousins' first words were I can tell you my twin cousins' first word was Yanick (my sister) and MaMa. My first word was bread or daddy.
lickety-split lickety-split 7 years
2 said "dada" first and the other "mama". i think i remember reading that the "d" sound is easier for the little ones to make.
Mommy-of-Three Mommy-of-Three 7 years
Dada was the first word for all three kids.
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