My son can walk, and he’s pretty good, so it must must come from his mom, because I’ve got about three different limps.
It’s incredible to watch as he confidently throws a leg out, his thigh parallel to the ground like he was marching, then his leg shakes a little on the way down and finally he quickly stomps on the ground.
Walking makes him happy, and he’s already started to play the “get away from his parents” game. Thankfully, for the moment, he can only walk for so long.
He has taken short steps before, just about a month ago he taught himself how to appear to be walking while actually falling to the floor with less urgency than normal.
Then, on Friday, April 22, my girlfriend brought him into my apartment and said “watch this”, and she stood our sixteen month-old son up, and he took off for my kitchen chair. He walked five feet, then turned around and laughed at us.
We spent the rest of the weekend trying to get him to do it for the camera, but that didn’t work.
We finally managed to capture the moment a couple of days later. So… here you go: