Mommy Monday: Baby Steps

There. Now I’ve contributed to the clogging of the internet with another pointless youtube video. Don’t I feel special.

But I thought that readers of this blog might enjoy seeing Minnow’s newfound ability to walk. She was starting to take tentative steps in mid-December, but the fluid in her ears really set her back for a while. Nonetheless, the urge to walk is strong, and by New Year’s day she was able to walk from one side of a room to another.


  1. #1 Dave Munger
    January 7, 2008

    Oh, that’s absolutely adorable! (I suddenly have the urge to convert all our baby videos to digital format)

  2. #2 Writer Chica
    January 7, 2008

    I just love how she looks right into the camera at the end! Go Minnow!

  3. #3 physics*chick
    January 7, 2008

    Oh wow. Love the little glam-shot at the end too, like it was all a performance for the camera.

    Go Minnow!

  4. #4 ScienceMama
    January 7, 2008

    Hooray, Minnow!

    You’re really in for some fun/trouble now, SW!

  5. #5 sciencegirl
    January 7, 2008

    This is just too cute, and she really knows how to work the camera 🙂

  6. #6 Kate
    January 7, 2008

    I love the look on her face at the end!

  7. #7 Dave Briggs
    January 7, 2008

    Baby Steps! Life is full of them! Here is living proof she is already on the right track! LOL!
    Dave Briggs :~)

  8. #8 Sicilian
    January 7, 2008

    I love the video. . . . there is not stopping her now. . . . you just thought you knew what busy was. . . . this new found freedom will keep going.

  9. #9 Jane
    January 7, 2008

    Oh wow! Way to go, Minnow!

    Hope your house is all babyproofed now. 🙂

  10. #10 Mommyprof
    January 8, 2008

    The next year is really an exciting one with the physical and language developments. Be sure to notice and enjoy!

  11. #11 fff
    January 9, 2008

    Wish her a long and healty life..

  12. #12 kevin z
    February 7, 2008

    thats awesome! My son started walking at 9 months, way too early for us! My daughter is now 9 months and walking around the furniture, but has yet to make the plunge without support.

    Doesn’t having kids make science seem a little less serious and tolerable?

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