Before last week, Adlai had only taken one step at a time on his own before crashing down on his nappy-cushioned bum. We even got excited one evening a couple of weeks ago when, as we were Skyping with my brother and sister-in-law, we tried to get him to show them his one step and he surprised everyone with four in a row. Show-off.
After that, we expected him to start walking on his own, but a week or so went by with no movement from his chubby legs. Until last Wednesday, when I got a text from Faith at work: “Adlai just took about a million steps!