learning to read
The last couple months have been fascinating - my daugher is learning to read. She has gone from knowing her letters to knowing her sounds to sounding out words without her likely realizing it. She has sight words she has learned like if, and, my, see, that. And little books she reads like "bob has a bib".
The best part is she is getting so good at sounding out things that she will try to read things on her own. And she writes things without help. The most amusing one was "hi mom how re u dooeen rite now?"
I didn't tell her she already surpassed most texting teenagers in terms of their word capacity. :)