Guess Who…

rolled over from her back to tummy this afternoon?


For months Claire’s been going tummy to back easily because when I put her on her stomach for “tummy time,” she gets bored and/or tired and/or frustrated, and flips herself over. It’s the other direction she hadn’t figured out. The past few days I’ve been playing a game — laying her on a large towel and rolling her side to side to help her experience the process. This afternoon, I was lying on the floor playing with her, when she oh-so-casually just rolled herself over!

She immediately began playing with a toy, then leaned a little too far over, and rolled onto her back and began sobbing. I can only conclude she cried because she had not intended to do that. I comforted her and played with her while she was on her back, and a few minutes later she simply rolled back to her tummy.

I know it’s a small thing, and if you don’t have a child you might think it’s no big deal. But to me, watching this little person grow, it’s a Big Accomplishment.

It’s probably an accomplishment on par with my being able to do this! (For a fat, out-of-shape mother of “advanced maternal age,” I think it’s pretty impressive.) 😉

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3 Comments on “Guess Who…”

  1. Nacho Says:

    Kathryn, congratulations! I’m with you, it is a big thing, and a great accomplishment. : ) All the best to the whole family!

    Keep smiling!


  2. Karen Says:

    Now this, this, is progress.

  3. Liora Says:

    Yay, another milestone! And Kathryn, I’ve just gotta say I’m impressed with your flexibility. My ligaments hurt just looking at that photo!