Why I’m Not Ready For My Daughter To Crawl

My little lady is about nine and a half months old. She’s a little thing, only in about the tenth percentile for height, although she is chunking up rather nicely after a slow start (but hey, she was five weeks early and spend two weeks in the NICU. What do you expect?). She is beautiful, smart, hilarious, loving, strong-willed and absolutely perfect. She is not crawling yet — although she’s close — and despite comments from everyone and their mother about the fact that our baby should “really be crawling by now,” all while implying there is something wrong with my daughter, I still feel how I have always felt: She’s perfect, exactly how she is. Everyone else is in a rush to get her crawling, but I, on the other hand, am perfectly fine with waiting. Here are five reasons why I want my baby to not start crawling yet… (Continue reading at Huffington Post here.)

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2 thoughts on “Why I’m Not Ready For My Daughter To Crawl

  1. youngmum20 says:

    I’m glad you feel that way. She will crawl when she’s ready. All baby’s developed on they’re own rate. Don’t listen to the people who say there’s something wrong with her. If your doctor were worried he/she would let you know.

    • jcw0623 says:

      Thank you for the comment, and I completely agree! Everyone progresses differently. She’s doing just fine. 🙂

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