She's also getting quite good at squealing. While she does make the occasional semi-coherent babbling sound, she does seem to prefer squealing over babbling. Her squeals have become quite sophisticated and we even sometimes trade squeals back and forth. I like to refer to it as "Pteradactyl Talk".
Tummy time continues to be a challenge. She totally hates it, and will always roll from her front to her back as soon as she gets a chance. Unfortunately, she's not always successful and sometimes winds up spread-eagle, squirming about, and wailing. Yesterday, she added something new to her tummy time repertoire. She actually moved her legs like she was trying to crawl. I think that she would've probably been successful were it not for the fact that she doesn't have enough upper-body strength to hold herself up long enough. The end result is her with her butt in the air and her head buried on the floor or bed as she tries to push herself forward. It's quite funny! On a related note, now that she has discovered this new leg movement, it seems to help her when she tries to roll over from a spread-eagle position since she manages to get her one arm under her torso. Before, said arm would keep her from rolling over in that position. Mind you, she hasn't put two and two together, so she can't actually roll over from a spread-eagle position quite yet. Soon though!
One thing she's been working on is rolling from her back to her front. Her legs are pretty powerful, and she can really get them to swing from side-to-side with a fair bit of force! She has almost managed to roll over to her side from her back a few times. I think that when she does manage to roll over successfully, she'll be sorely disappointed to realize that all this work was to roll over to a posiotion that she absolutely detests!
The most exciting development for me, however, is that now PK is able to support her own weight for a full 10 seconds when we stand her up (assisted, of course). Of course, while these milestones are great, it does mean that she will be mobile VERY soon, and I'm sure that that's when we're REALLY in for a wild ride!
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