see! This was all happening in about a 5 day process. And on this day, she even took it a step further- literally! We were in the kitchen and I was trying to get some dishes cleaned up and into the dishwasher. She had become bored with her toys, so I decided to bring her over closer to me. I sat her down right at my feet and kept on with the dishes. I felt a tug on my pants and looked down to see her trying to pull up. She didn't have a good grip on anything, so she was having a hard time. I helped her out a bit and held her hands. I backed up to see her better and told her, "Good job!" She looked up at me and took a step forward! She moved her right foot so deliberately. She took a giant, purposeful step! I encouraged her to move her left foot forward as well, and eventually helped her out. She again moved her right foot forward. She did this 3 times! I couldn't believe it! I called Daddy immediately and told him the exciting news. Luckily, when he got home, she decided to repeat it and show him her new trick!
some reason, but it will catch up soon. In the meantime, she's going to have my running in circles! She is climbing on everything and really starting to move around. She is getting very frustrated that she can't get to things she wants, so I think she's going to start moving here pretty quickly on her own out of sheer determination and a little frustration. She expresses herself very willingly, so I'm hoping she also starts finding ways to communicate with me as well. I am trying to show her how to point, and of course telling her all of the names of things. She doesn't seem to have an interest in learning to crawl. She tries, but she isn't getting anywhere yet, so she seems to have moved on to standing and perhaps walking sooner than later!