- Take one little step
- deep knee bend squat to gain/maintain balance
- lift back to standing
- one little step
Jul 8, 2008
Bert's first, or maybe 20th steps.
I know everyone has been eagerly awaiting Bertram's first steps. Well maybe Mom and Dad are a bit neutral, on the one hand not watching out for dirty or bruised knees is a plus; as is being able to put Mr. Danger down for a moment in a restaurant. However keeping up with a toddling boy sounds like a lot of work. None the less Mr. Danger is on his way. Over the 4th of July weekend away visiting grandma and great grandma, (and aunts and cousins a well) Bert managed a few steps on his own. I think he's tried a few steps before, but not with much success, so maybe those were his first steps. He's not walking on his own yet of course, but yesterday, and today he did manage to take a few steps and not topple over. Or sit-fall as he tends to do very gracefully. In fact those steps often look like it's a lot of work: