- She is actually sleeping less. 1 nap a day max 4 hrs.
- She is not content just relaxing any more. She is making purposeful movements with her hands and fingers to try and manipulate toys or whatever is striking her interest.
- She is holding her head up ALL the time without letting it lag backwards. Up til 2 weeks ago she would let her head lag back all the way if she was tired.
The only feeling overriding that one is the pride I feel that she never, ever gives up. Monday in her vision therapy session she worked for 30 minutes to pick up and put down this light stick. It took sometimes up to 2 minutes for each part of the action, but she did it. I'll have to say I think I gave up before she did. My patience was tried and I kept waiting and waiting, fighting the urge to do it for her. But she proved me wrong. She can do it, she just needs some patience and support from me. Monday night we went on a family date to dinner and Livi sat in her chair at the table with us. I laid some toys out on the off chance she might want to play. Play she did. Pick up things, put them down, move slowly to touch it with the opposite hand, put it down, find it again, pick it back up. There was a lot of that. This picture is me holding the toy, but she wanted it back--you can tell.