12.02.2007

Itty Bitty Baby Steps

I know I am a little slow on this post, so I better hurry and get it written! Ainsley took her first steps without holding onto anything this past Tuesday. She has been walking around on furniture, and cruising around the house holding Isaac's bike for awhile now, but my daring girl decided to try walking without any encouragement from me.

I was sitting on the couch and she was standing by the love seat let go, and took her few steps to reach me. A HUGE grin on her face the entire time! I was just as proud as she was, but also a little shocked. Later that night when Mike got home I told him what she had done. I think she knew what we were talking about because she let go of where she was standing and walked to him. It was definitely the steps of leaning forward with your feet trying to keep up with your top half. But it was walking, and she did it!

Ainsley then took a turn walking to each Mike, Isaac and I, while we called her name. When she was done she sat down and refused to get back up. We haven't played the game again, I know she can do it, she knows she can do it, and that's seems to make her happy.

She just turned nine months old yesterday, and I am in no hurry to have her walking around. I can just imagine all of the stunts she will start pulling when she is toddling around! As in physical stunts, being the daring child she is. Also meaning, stunts of destruction. I know she has been concocting plans of improving Isaac's destructive methods around the house!

I have to admit I have been smiling just as big as she was when she took those steps just thinking about it. So much fun watching them grow and learn. Both of my children bring so much joy into my life!

14 comments:

Lacey said...

How sweet! I can't believe she is already starting to walk! Crazy girl!

Matt-Whitney said...

YAY!!! give it a few weeks and she will be all over the house!!

Lara said...

That's my favorite part of when they learn to walk: How proud they are of themselves. I have Sophie's second set of steps on video and it is so adorable because the look on her face says "Look how wonderful I am that I can do this!"

But 9 months? B and S walked at 10 months and that was too early for me! Looks like she's gonna give you a run for your money!

Arnett's said...

Sooo cute! Yay! She is so small to be walking! I cant belive it!

Marci Coombs said...
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Michael said...

way to go ainsley!

Chelsea said...

Holy cow! That is unbelieveable! I can't believe she is already doing that so early! You are going to be one busy mom!!
How did your bread turn out?! :)

Kami said...

Oh my gosh, that is early! She is so cute. I'm impressed with the fast walking. Anderson still can't even crawl correctly.

Marci Coombs said...

Hey Brooke! I can't believe it! My kids are such late walkers. Pros and cons to both I guess. Hey, I need your address so I can send you a xmas card. Just email it to me to my hotmail address. Thanks!!!

The Schneider Family said...

So fun! I love it when babies start walking. I know, I won't think so when my start walking! HA!
Yeah

katherine said...

Hey There Brooke. Your kids are so cute and I can't believe Ainsley took a step. How old is she anyway??? I also need your address so I can send out a card :) Then you can hear all my special news. Love ya!

Matt-Whitney said...

Hey Brooke go to my blog and go uder my friend Jackie you will love her site since your into scrap booking stuff

The Schneider Family said...

Thanks for the spelling tip. I really couldn't figure it out! I think having babies has made my brain go out the window, becuase I totally knew how to spell that!! HA HA! Oh and I never let Adam dress the twins he makes them look like orphans. You gotta love it!

The Schneider Family said...

Thanks for the spelling tip. I really couldn't figure it out! I think having babies has made my brain go out the window, becuase I totally knew how to spell that!! HA HA! Oh and I never let Adam dress the twins he makes them look like orphans. You gotta love it!