Eli can says “ha uuu” for thank whenever you give him something. He hears us coaching Eva enough in this ritual of thanks. Eva now says Yes with a very pronounced SSSS. This exact enunciation replaced her most recent yep.
This morning Eli did his normal waking and daddy came in to get him so he could join he and Eva. Eli protested and stayed behind. Walking back and forth to the door bringing me a pretend item in his hand - saying "hi hi hi" over and over again. His beaming smile was such a pleasant accompaniment to the day.