Thursday, July 18, 2013

First Steps

I came across these photos taken when Stella started walking a few months ago. It's funny how people tell you that you'll want to keep your kids grounded for as long as possible. When she started walking I had this enormous surge of pride and happiness for her new found independence and ability to explore the world further. Her delight in achieving such a momentous task for such a little person was infectious, as it is with every new feat.  Even if it means I have to run a little faster or keep a closer watch, I will continue to encourage and support her to spread those delicate wings and wait patiently by her side to cheer and to catch and to cuddle.