Sophie loves to talk to us during meals—I hope this continues through the teenage years. And the growling! I laugh every time. This video is a long one but near the end you can listen to her attempt a new word—”ear”.
“The dinner table is the center for the teaching and practicing not just of table manners but of conversation, consideration, tolerance, family feeling, and just about all the other accomplishments of polite society except the minuet.” —Judith Martin