Walk Like a Baby

A. J. Gabs
2 min readSep 25, 2020

Last night I was watching my one year old toddle around our house. She was trying new skills: stopping and balancing, bending down and standing back up, turning around — and each time she tried a new skill she would immediately fall on her butt.

At first, I wanted to stop every fall. I was afraid if she kept falling, she would stop trying. My four year old does that. When she can’t do something within the first two times, she often…

A. J. Gabs

An avid learner of neuroscience and child development. Once a certified counselor and teacher, now a parent, IT Professional and children’s author.