Week Thirteen

She can't sit. She can't crawl. She can't even lay on her stomach. But she can stand! Actually she has been standing for a long time - I hold my hands around her chest as a guide - and she tries hard to balance herself.

Now she will get up from a seated position while she grips my thumbs. She grips my thumbs and I pull her arms upward until they are tight - and then she pushes with her legs and pulls with her arms until she stands up. We usually do this in front of the mirror - and she has a very proud look on her face.