We have had sweet baby Moses for 13 months now. He is 15 months old. This "case" was speed to be fast tracked last year.
When we first got Moses I was told a lot of different things by his cps worker. First of all I was told that he was a newborn. He was actually 2 1/2 months old.
I was told that he would never walk and I should start looking at mobility devices (his first physical therapist said the same thing) he is now running, climbing, and on target with all of his milestones.
Finally I was told that we could finalize in just a few (6-9) months
Here we are 13 Months later. Nothing I was told that first day was correct. I know tons change and stuff happens. I know that this will all happen at just the right time. I just don't know when that will be
In the meantime I am loving watching my sweet boy grow and learn. He knows a few signs; please, more, all done and hello/goodbye. He is learning new words daily; daddy, Bubba (he is learning first names too), ball, balloon, bye, pretty, moo moo, doggie, please, thank you, more.... he is climbing and getting into everything. Just when I think that something is baby proof, , he proves me wrong.
Outside is our favorite place to play and the trampoline can keep him entertained for 20-30 min at a time. He loves to dig in the garden with me and is very gentle with flowers. He has also learned which plants he can pull leaves off of and eat (mint, chives)
This sweet boy is already so much l like his older siblings it's crazy. Everyday one of us points or a trait that is like mom/dad/sibling. Other than physically not looking like any of us, he is tortuous a product of his environment. This baby loves to read. He will have you sit in the rocking chair and read every book in his room. Twice. That's a lot of books. And he knows when to pray. I truly believe that he knows when we need to. He will walk up to Amy of is and fold his hands. He wants to pray. It is the sweetest thing I have ever seen.
Before this past year I had wondered about the whole nature vs nurture debate. I am now 100% sure, even at only 15 months, that nurture fully outweighs nature.