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saywhatyouwill
04-18-2009, 01:12 PM
emily started walking today! she had been progressing quite quickly in the last month or so after no signs of wanting to walk at all - last week on holiday she walked holding one hand and didn't crawl anywhere. tonight she was standing and decided to try to get her shadow and took 2 small steps forward by herself. she was so amazed she just kept on doing it and is now up to 10 steps by herself!

she is 2 years and 2 months. her gpa and uncle were here to see her first steps and we are all so chuffed :-)

can't wait to tell her stupid paediatrician who predicted she'd never walk.

sarah78
04-18-2009, 01:28 PM
That's brilliant news Clare!!!! Yeah for emily!:)

Bet you can't wait to tell your ped. Just shows that our lo's will do things when they want and in their own time, rather than when the supposed experts expect them to!

x

ericnrosesmom
04-18-2009, 01:38 PM
Congrats! I know just how you feel. Eric started walking about 3 weeks ago. He still crawls some but is walking more than crawling now.

Hope
04-18-2009, 01:52 PM
That's just amazing - so great! Stupid no-nothing pede!
Hope

Baby1107
04-18-2009, 03:02 PM
Yahooooooooo!! WTG girlie!!! :applause::woohoo:

drct1245
04-18-2009, 03:28 PM
Way to go Emily!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yippy!

bex271
04-18-2009, 04:07 PM
that is so awesome congrats

faywrayy
04-18-2009, 04:15 PM
Great news!! I'd call the ped on Monday...cause that's how I am. :p

JWorthington
04-18-2009, 05:13 PM
Yay Clare! thats so exciting. well done Emily!:applause:

Julie x

Ainsley's Mom
04-18-2009, 05:20 PM
Way to go Emily! :woohoo: I love it when one of our kids proves the doctors way wrong in a good way.

Ann
04-18-2009, 05:25 PM
Bravo!

suzanne2545
04-18-2009, 06:40 PM
That is really awesome news! Way to go!

Alethia
04-18-2009, 07:05 PM
COngratulations Clare and Robert!!! That's fabulous news!! Emily, you're a wee stunner. :D I'm so happy for you all. Well done!!!

Kaylie
04-18-2009, 07:20 PM
Awesome news !!!!!!! I am so proud of her...Way to go guys !!!!!!!!

JacobKaden
04-18-2009, 08:57 PM
Ah, wish I was a fly on the wall of your peds address when she goes running in!:D :p

lynn
04-18-2009, 09:41 PM
Great Job Emily!!

alizesmom
04-18-2009, 11:13 PM
Fantastic job, Emily!!!! I personally would send pictures to the ped. :hug: Karen

Anderson'sMom
04-19-2009, 04:19 AM
I hate when the dr's say something definitive.....they should realize that our kids have minds of their own and will do things in time and when they want!

She is so adorable and will be walking more and more as she wants!

CONGRATS!!!!!!!!

katie'smum
04-19-2009, 07:00 AM
Great news!! Congratulations!! Think you will have to go shopping for some new shoes for Emily!!

Love,

Bea xx

LittleBee
04-19-2009, 10:25 AM
Yeah Emily!!! That is great news! And really, why do doctors say crap like that? It is certainly not going to do anything at the time, but make you feel bad - and all for nothing. I am so happy for you all that Emily reached this amazing milestone!

Nate's Ma
04-19-2009, 11:01 AM
woohooooooo... don't you just love to prove them docs wrong!

debvec
04-19-2009, 12:44 PM
That is just wonderful!!! Way to go Emily!!!

Myself
04-19-2009, 06:46 PM
That is such excellent news Clare, I can't wait for Gage to do that.
I hope you had the video camera handy to capture the momentous occasion.
WOW! WOW! WOW!
Way to go Emily :applause: :applause:

Lisa

saywhatyouwill
04-20-2009, 09:46 AM
thanks everyone!

it is really exciting.

anyone who has eyes can see that emily was gonna be able to work...her paed is a fool :-) we speak to him as little as possible and vice versa!

TommysMommy
04-20-2009, 11:17 AM
I was going to suggest emailing him a video, but it would be MUCH more satisfying to show him in person, wouldn't it? Go Emily! In a couple of months, she'll be running and you will be playing chase!