E’s 9th month, January 2006
8 months: supported by an adult, E sits on a rocking horse at our friends’ house.
E stands up holding on to furniture — has been doing that for a few weeks already.
Train them for cubicle work young! Having climbed on a box, E reaches for computer keyboard.
E emits soft little babbles: la-ta-ta.
E has learned to clap her hands. S even said that she claps when he asks her. I was skeptical that a not-yet-9-month-old would be able to follow a command. But then he demonstrated it, by clapping his hands and repeatedly asking the baby: “
E was such a doll in these green overalls, it simply begged for a picture.