It's hard to believe Nathan is already 8 months old- during my visit over the holidays the most trouble he could manage to get himself into was rolling himself up in his blanket- now he's just about mastered the art of crawling. It's adorable to watch him scoot along with mini hops, yet hard to watch the frustration as he works out the finer mechanics of the task on his own. He knows what he wants, but he hasn't quite figured out how to instruct his body to get him there fastest. For a toddler every experience is a chance to learn and grow; and stimulating fine motor skills through solo play and cooperative interaction help build valuable pathways for cognitive functions from those first words to those first steps.
What Daughter Says: Celebrate small milestone on the road to great developments.