I think that communication skill is one of the single most – if not the single most undervalued yet utterly essential skills in being a parent, a husband or a wife. Reasons to be a skilled, competent communicator abound. Who of you has shaken their head in contempt of the parent you see at the [...]
Well, we did it! My daughter is now a year old, and if you’ve been keeping up with my 365 Project, you’ll see she’s already walking, talking, and learning how to play soccer. Now that I’ve finished up the utterly fantastic Having a Happy Baby Course and Successfully Raising Children Course at my local [...]
After she took her first steps a little over a month ago, Mackenzie has been toying with the idea of independent walking, but mostly has stuck to crawling as her primary means of motivation. However, that all changed this week when she all of the sudden just picked up and started walking around the house. It was just BLAM – next thing you know she’s walking.
Unfortunately, this video is right after her historical walking event – as I wasn’t quick enough on the draw with the camera to get the magic moment, and she wasn’t into doing an instant replay.
Day 245 | Bike Ride Through Kirby Park, originally uploaded by tadnkat. Yesterday, Mackenzie turned 8 months old. We did have a major milestone this month, in that Mackenzie all of the sudden finally started crawling. She’s been about double her age in every other metric since birth, except for this crawling business — where [...]
Day 115 | She LOVES standing up!, originally uploaded by tadnkat. Wow – now after only 24 hours since she first asked to stand up, she now demands to stand up at every available juncture, and loves it! Prediction: I’ll bet she’s walking before she learns there’s even such a thing as crawling. I can’t [...]
Day 114 | Ability Regained! MV takes to her feet!, originally uploaded by tadnkat. Today we had a wild surprise: an intense will to stand up!! After she slept most of the day today, we took Mackenzie in to the Scientology Church in DC for our Monday meeting. She’s usually been fine with us carrying [...]
Day 16 | Enjoying the Sights, originally uploaded by Tad & Kat Reeves. We had a great day on the National Mall on Memorial Day, walking Mackenzie all over the place. A good reminder why it’s nice to be a Scientologist here in DC — reminders are all over about the good times and the [...]