She is talking all.the.time. It feels like it's non-stop. We're running a fine line between obliging her, answering her questions as best we can, engaging in conversation, and begging for a moment or two of silence.
It's payback I'm sure, I've been told I can talk an ear off ;)
He is beginning to happily play on his own, carefully building towers then taking delight in smashing then down, pushing anything on wheels with a 'brrrrrrmmm' as he does, and gentle moments of tending to his sisters dolls, rocking them to sleep or pushing them around in a pram.
They could do this all day long. Our mornings and afternoons outside are spent with mama manning the tap as they speed back and forth for refills of their watering cans. Remembering to water our plants has always been something I forget to do, so this is a happy outcome for us all.