Wednesday, July 9, 2008

One Small Step for Man

Yesterday (July 8, 2008), Cole took his first unassisted steps!  Yikes!

After Cara got here, she was sitting in "the pen" playing with the babies and I was demonstrating how much my children love getting their picture taken.  (Sure, when I am TRYING to get an official picture they aren't interested...)  With my Cybershot camera, when you turn it on, it makes a nice little chime sound.  Whatever the triplets are doing, when they hear it, they turn and smile.


And Cole didn't disappoint.  Sure enough, I turn on the camera, he looks up, smiles, I snap a picture.  And then...then he decides to take his very first step from the little play table over to the side of "the pen".  So, I may not have captured his first step, but I caught the moment he thought about it! 

After our little celebration, I attempted to find the video camera and failed.  I finally settled on using my cellphone. (So I apologize from the graininess.)  To coax Cole to walk, I put his little airplane just out of reach.  And again, he performed...



It may not look like much to you.  But it's definitely a step...and he did it multiple times!

Oh boy!

By the way, this also marks a first for me - I figured out how to post a video!

12 comments:

Nicole O'Dell said...

Steps for baby and mama! YAY!!!

the schirano triplets said...

the photo was down, but yay for cole!!! how exciting!!!

james took his first steps yesterdya too! he has been walking between john and i for weeks now, but he finally ventured out on his own yesterday!

Proud Momma X 3 said...

Yay Cole!!! What a big boy.
(And yay for mommy too for figuring out how to post a video, lol. I'm still working on that. haha)

Dorinda said...

I'd like to say it gets easier from here on out but there are things with multiples that I just couldn't have anticipated! The fighting, the pushing. Don't get me wrong, I'm grateful they are walking, I had just hoped it would have been easier by now...

Not to get you down because this is a HUGE deal. I LOVE walking babies and I know you will too :) I'm sure yours will be perfect angels...

Collegegirl said...

What a big boy!
~Elyse~

Christie said...

Yeah Cole! Those first steps are so exciting! It has been much easier for me to go out now that they are walking. That's awesome that your beautiful trio turns and smiles when they hear the ding. Mine stop what cute thing they were doing independently and come and want to sit on my lap. Sometimes, I run to a different room, turn it on and then sneak back out. Whatever works. Your almost 1 year olds are beautiful!!

Amanda said...

Baby Mum Mums are little surfboard shaped rice cracker things that melt in mouths (similar to Puffs, but much bigger). Here's the website:
http://www.mummums.com/products/baby-mum-mums

I found them at my grocery store (Raley's), they didn't have them at Target, but do have them at Walmart, from what I've been told.

And Otterpops are just cheap frozen ice pops.

Kris said...

Go Cole Go! How cool is that!

Alejandra said...

Congrats!! (to you and Cole) So cute to watch. I remember when Bethany and I were babysitting Sundie's baby Noah and he took his first steps...it was the coolest thing ever!!!!

Pam said...

mobility is scary!!! but yay for cole. but that means we're only a few months away from that. ack!

ps what are you talking about? your link is there! it's always been there. yeah, that's the ticket! ok, it's definitely there now. :D thanks for reminding me.

Kimberly Erin said...

Congratulations Cole!

salli said...

Oh my!!!! I can't believe he took a step!!! That little guy seriously does not remember that he was a preemie and a multiple! Guess Ava and Eli forgot to tell him. Can't wait to run with you Thurs...that is, if I can keep up with you.