According to What to Expect the First Year:
By nine months, your baby
…should be able to:
-work to get a toy that’s out of reach CHECK
-look for dropped object CHECK
…will probably be able to:
-pull up to standing position from sitting CHECK
-creep or crawl CHECK (rolling/creeping)
-get into a sitting position from stomach NO
-object if you try to take a toy away NO
-stand holding on to someone or something CHECK
-pick up tiny object with any part of thumb and finger CHECK
-say “mama” or “dada” indiscriminately CHECK
-play peekaboo CHECK
…may possibly be able to:
-play patty-cake (clap hands) or wave bye-bye CHECK
-walk holding on to furniture (cruise) NO
-understand “no” (but not always obey it) CHECK
-“play ball” (roll ball back to you) KINDA- he doesn’t roll it back to me, he picks it up and gives it to me to roll back to him
-drink from a cup independently CHECK but makes a hell of a mess
-pick up a tiny object neatly with tips of thumb and forefinger CHECK
-stand alone momentarily CHECK
-stand alone well NO
-say “dada” or “mama” discriminately NO
-say one word other than “mama” or “dada” NO
-respond to a one-step command with gestures (“Give that to me”, said with hand out) CHECK
Here’s Mommy with Jakob at 39 weeks. He has now been out for just as long as he’s been in. 🙂
There haven’t been enough “Jakob with Daddy” photos lately, so here’s one from our trip this past weekend to Ottawa. More on that in my next post…it’s a long story and I want to finish posting before Big Brother starts.
Hey look- a finished object! What’s funny is that Maaike and I both finished on the same day.
Striped Scarf details:
I used 4 balls of Noro Silk Garden, 1 each of the colorways”8″, “251”, “258” and “264”.
I cast on 41 sts with a tubular cast-on and a 4mm needle, and did 1×1 rib, changing balls every 2 rows (first using balls 1 and 2, then when they ran out I switched to 3 and 4).
I did a slipped stitch on the first and last stitch of the 2nd row of each color (copying Jared’s, whose scarf was the inspiration for this one), and I bound off with the sewn/Kitchener bind-off.
Cast on: January 29 2008.
Bind off: February 17 2008.
I am so happy with this project! I love how it looks, it is comfortable but most of all, my favorite thing about this scarf is the colors. Not any one in particular- but how they ended up meeting each other. I’m calling this my “inspiration scarf”. There are so many spots of inspiration in this scarf- areas where two colors meet that I never would have thought of pairing, and yet they look just amazing together. I have so many ideas brewing in my head just from looking at how certain colors play off of each other, and I know it will only inspire me further.
And it makes a great valance too!