Accomplishing Milestones In Their Own Time
As a baby in the NICU, it seemed to take our son forever to learn to eat. After seven weeks in the hospital, we were beyond anxious to bring him home. But the nurses simply smiled and said that he wasn’t ready. “He just isn’t strong enough yet.”
And then one day he yanked out his nose tube and decided to bottle feed. They sent him home a day later.
He does things in his own time.
He was fifteen months and wasn’t even crawling yet. He’d just sit there. And then one day, while making dinner, I looked over to see him nonchalantly walking down the hallway by himself. As if he’d been walking for ages.
He does things in his own time.Read more