Kirianna has learned to crawl and cruise this week! She’s still working on the crawling bit – she’s not quite adept at it yet. But she can get into position and get where she’s going. She’s also able to pull up to standing on me or anything somewhat stable and even sit back down by herself. She’s really gained confidence in moving from object to object. She very much resembles her big brother in the timing of learning to crawl and pull up – he also did both at about the same time and just shy of 9 months old. Unlike him, however, Kiri is trying to stand alone on her own and isn’t yet trying to have me (or anyone else) walk her around rooms.
This evening, we all went out to Red Robin.. it’s been a long time since we went out to eat as a family to somewhere we didn’t have to pay first. Kiri did wonderfully – she was entertained by all of the people walking by and sitting down nearby. We fed her pureed bananas while she sat in a high chair and ate our food, and she played with a one-sheet plastic menu.