"a portrait of my child, once a week, every week in 2013."

Stella: Splashing in the baby pool.

We've made some backtracks in swimming these past few weeks, I think because I pushed a little too hard.

As a teeny tiny little thing, she took her first steps just before one. And then refused to walk again until 15 months.

When will I learn? You can't push this willful and circumspect little person. She does things in her own time. When she's good and ready and sure that she'll be successful. 


Aren't these from last week beautiful?