As his ability to climb to his feet has grown meteorically, so too has Miles's desire to reach heretofore unreachable parts of the house. Today, he started employing a new strategy in his quest to get on the couch without parental aid. This toy desk is typically kept beside a shelf in the living room. … Continue reading Year 2, Day 104
Miles is heavily resisting climbing onto his feet to grab things, but he's still willing to reach as far as he can from his knees. In this case, that was just far enough to swipe my wallet...
Miles has been going to physical therapy for a couple months now, and while he has made substantial strides (HA!) in crawling, he is still extremely reluctant to get on his feet. While this does seem to have more to do with his emotional tendencies than his actual physical capabilities, he has appeared to become … Continue reading Year 2, Day 49 – Operation: Babywalk Begins
Today, Miles got his first "bad day" report from daycare. Yesterday, I mentioned that, due to his reluctance to stand and walk, Miles is now the oldest child in his room at daycare. While he's crawling like a champ, the downside is that he's also the biggest kid in the room now. Whether he consciously … Continue reading Year 2, Day 39
Dreaming of a life on the other side of the gate...
Miles has gotten pretty good at tossing a ball back and forth with me. Often, this activity proves captivating for him. Other times, well, he's either more interested in other things or doesn't feel like putting the effort in. Or both.
Jaclyn had some pressing work this morning, leaving it to me to make sure Miles got to his PT appointment today. I told his therapist about the substantial strides we've seen in the past week since he started, which she got to observe herself during the session. She was also impressed by his lack of … Continue reading Day 339