She looks so innocent with her bald head, big blue eyes and 14-pound body.
But we are starting to learn just how determined our little 6-month-old can be. This girl could take some medals in the Baby Olympics.
She would certainly earn a gold for her Houdini skills at escaping anything with buckles. She can flip herself upside down and twist and turn to climb out of the bouncy seat, baby carrier and swing. She has moved up, out and on.
Now, she crawls. She can get herself into a sitting position. She can push herself up so she’s balanced on her hands and feet with her bottom straight up in the air.
At the same time, she is amazingly happy and content. She could be the keynote speaker at a baby convention on the topic of how to be a good baby.
She could travel the world informing other babies of how to fall asleep in the stroller when older siblings want to spend four hours a day at the pool. She could write a book about staying out way later than a baby should and not making a peep. As long as her mama is willing to hold her, she can sit quietly through cook-outs, picnics and any other outings her brothers and sisters want to attend.
She also has mastered the art of getting five other people to stop whatever they are doing and watch her like she’s a TV show. She hits a button to play the “Old MacDonald” song on her toy, and suddenly three children and one (female) adult are dancing and singing along. She wakes up from a nap and the whole family is waiting to get on the floor with her and play.
Oh, yes. She’s super baby. And we are crazy about her.
Here she is in action: