Ben’s been crawling for a few weeks now and has been pulling himself up to a stand on anything and everything. But he hasn’t been able to sit up when he’s flat on is back. Whenever he fell over he would just lay there like a little bug, kicking his arms and legs and screaming, outraged, until someone came and helped him up.
So since all he did in bed was roll around, I’ve left the bassinet insert in the portacrib. It makes it much easier for me to get him in and out.
Then two days ago I went in to get him up in the morning and found him sitting up. He’d finally figured it out. The same again today. Little sitting up baby, beaming at us. I should probably have then taken out the insert because if he can sit up then he can stand up. And if he can stand then he can fall out.
But I’m a slow learner.
So when I heard him squawk at the end of his nap this afternoon, I shouldn’t have been completely shocked to find him crawling across the office floor. But I was.
Happy little baby boy in a white shirt and long blue sleep sack happily crawling to meet me. I’m glad he didn’t hurt himself on the way down.