Before Christmas, Baby G was cruising furniture like you wouldn’t believe.
We always buy Boo new boots for Christmas so I took the opportunity to get G some shoes.
Boo didn’t walk until she was nearly 22 months and, when I took her to Clarks, they said not only could she no longer fit in the cute cruiser shoes but that if I had got her shoes earlier, it would have made her walk.
I am unsure about that but with that ringing in my ears, I think that is what spurred me on to get G some little shoes.
In hindsight, I honestly don’t think he was ready.
They did look cute at Christmas though.
I really should have learnt my lesson from Boo and know that all children develop at their own rate and not to worry about it.
I wasn’t actually worried about G, I just wanted to get him shoes.
I was aware though that most children take their first steps on or around their first birthday .
I had wanted to get him a really sturdy walker for his birthday but our local ELC were out of the tool bench one I wanted. Then two we have from Boo are a bit flimsy for first walkers.
Thankfully my Mum came up trumps finding Boo’s old Fisher Price My First Pram. We replaced the dolly with his blue bunny and it was like something out of a film.
As I stacked the dishwasher, three days after his birthday, I heard Hubster on the baby monitor saying clever boy and I knew what I had missed.
Grumpy that I had missed it, Hubster reassured me he had taken a photo so I got the pram set up again and managed to film this.
Britain, we have a walker.