We were Facetiming with my parents and they were just asking about when I thought he would be walking. I said, oh it'll probably be a bit longer I think, maybe in a month or so. Less than a minute later I was showing them Eli's awesome balancing skills, and then he took 4 steps to walk to me! We all exclaimed and my parents were cheering and clapping and Eli looked so proud of himself he took some steps a few more times. I tried to stop him a bit so he could save that precious baby strength to show Dan who was on his way home. We got him to do a couple little steps between Dan and I and it was off to bed.
I was amazed, astonished, happy, and sad all in one with this milestone! Then I thought it might take awhile for him to really get the hang of it anyways. Some nice consolations thoughts for my mama heart. Flash to the next day, I'm doing laundry so I go downstairs to put a load in, come back up, and Eli is walking out of my bedroom where I had left him. Arms in the air, smile on his face, toddling along. That's the same day I took this video, and he hasn't stopped since. He's got it down, he knows it, and he's so proud of himself. So hey, we have a walker! Now the