One Small Step for the Veej

We’ve been saying “she’s going to be walking any day now” for about three months.   

Then, two days ago, she stood up on her own for the first time. No clinging to the coffee table, no leaning on the armchair. And now she has taken her very first step! It was one step and it was tiny. But it was a step absolutely, all on her own, with no assistance from anything. I’ll be getting out the video camera now to have on standby because “she’s going to be walking any day now.”

For real.

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5 Responses to “One Small Step for the Veej”


  1. 1 chuck January 20, 2009 at 8:29 am

    hooray!!!! keep that video camera trained on her 24/7…we’re going to need to see some footage of this!

    omgosh this is SO exciting…

  2. 2 mom January 20, 2009 at 8:51 am

    I agree with Chuck. A real milestone for the Veej. As she gains confidence, she will attempt more steps on her own now. YOU GO GIRL! All her life she can claim that near the 2009 inaugeration she took her first step in life.

  3. 3 mraaker January 20, 2009 at 10:22 am

    I actually got to see it, so I can believe it happened!

  4. 4 Tom January 20, 2009 at 9:08 pm

    That a girl, VJ. And congratulations to her parents!

  5. 5 Sheila January 22, 2009 at 1:19 pm

    Yipee VJ! Watch out world. K takes a small step, gets scared and sits down. I am not ready for this milestone!


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