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It's for you!

The kids are still sick, but I managed to grab a shot of Max in one of the few moments when he's happy and isn't sporting a glistening, goopy moustache.

It's amazing how they have the ability to learn concepts from so few clues. This toy phone looks nothing like the cordless phone he's seen Mama and Papa using, he's never seen a dial on a phone, and the colors are all wrong. Still, he pieces together that this is something you hold to the side of your head and talk to. My training is in technology, and there you become accustomed to the boundaries of a definition. Things must be expressed precisely and with no room for error. But babies get little snippets of information and manage -- through trial and error of course -- to build an understanding of the world.

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