Much like taking those first steps, kids will say their first words in their own time. That first sweet, intelligible word will likely show up between nine and 12 months, with a few more words to follow in the months after.
Learning to walk is a process. Your baby will start by "cruising" along furniture with their hand on something to steady them. From there comes tentative steps. Get ready, your little one is on the move.
By now, most moms and dads think they should have the hang of this parenting thing, but with every new stage of life, there’s something to learn. We’ve rounded up some of the most common milestones kids hit between the ages of six and 10, to help you with this next leg of the journey.