Monday, April 27, 2009

practice makes perfect

HUGE development at our house! Teddy took his first unsupported, unassisted steps on Friday night! He did about 3 wobbly strides and then fell over. By Saturday though he doubled that, taking 7 steps.... before collapsing in utter exhaustion :) He's very nonchalant about the triumph and isn't overly excited to keep trying...honestly, I don't think he realized he was walking all by himself. On Sunday when we tried to get him interested in more practice (by interested I mean waving strawberries, sweet potato chunks, or cereal in front of him) he absolutely refused and wanted to crawl to the chow. I'm hoping today if I bring out the big guns, garbanzo beans or gruyere cheese (two favorites), we may see more gains.

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and because a ten month old's list of duties is never-ending, we continue to practice his other jobs.

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3 comments:

  1. Kate, this is frickin' adorable. Thanks for sharing! I can't believe he is WALKING! I need to see this boy. When are you coming back??

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  2. I love this baby sooo much! when can you drop him off and leave him with me?

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  3. Teddy is going to LOVE having video of his first steps and you "teaching" him to say momma!

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