Yesterday was definitely an interesting day with our baby. In the morning, we had a doctor’s appointment in which she received another immunization. We were relieved when we found out that it was an oral one, so we didn’t have to witness our daughter go through all of that pain. The funny thing was that the last time she got her shots, she didn’t even react when the doctor gave her the fist shot. It was like she was saying,”That wasn’t so bad”. Then, she got the second one. Anyhow, she received her immunization and was weighed and measured and then we went home.

I took the rest of the morning off work, so I was able to help my wife (who is now watching our daughter full-time) watch the little one for a while. At that point our daughter seemed fine. The rest of the day was pretty trying for her, however, as our daughter cried any time my wife wasn’t holding her. I can imagine how tiring this was for my wife as our daughter is now close to 15 pounds. When I finally returned home from work, I tried to do my best to help with the baby.

As we were watching television near the end of the day, something great happened. Our daughter was playing with her toys and she decided to roll onto her side as she had been doing lately. This time, however, as my wife held a rattle for her, the little one decided to roll the rest of the way onto her tummy. It was at this point that my wife and I began to cheer, as though the Steelers just won another Super Bowl (insert the sports analogy of your choice here).

Though milestones aren’t a huge deal to me, this one was timed perfectly. It brightened our day. Also, it is really special to see our baby learn new skills. I couldn’t be prouder.