What was the first word of your baby?
• United States
6 Jul 07
(Sigh!!)... both my children didn't say mama first... it was aaathai... and then thatha....thatha... the first means aunt and the second means grandfather. According to our tradition those are the first words that should be spoken by children(that's what my MIL told me anyway.. don't know if others practice the same way ;)). But the funny thing is I didn't teach my second one who is now 10 months old to say anything. He said it himself(how I wish I had taught him to say 'mama' first.. LOL). Anyway, my father-in-law is delighted to hear him say thathathatha whenever we chat with him online. Glad atleast they have something to feel good about although they have not been yet able to hold their grandson in their arms.