We can actually really play with her now – she’s such a giggler and loves peek-a-boo and other little games.

She can amuse herself for a while:

Petra Plays With Dials (Nov. 8, 2009) from Matt McKeon on Vimeo.

She can almost sit up without support:

Petra Sits Up (Sort Of) Nov. 8, 2009 from Matt McKeon on Vimeo.

(OMG the toe wiggles!)

She babbles:

Petra says “DaDa” (Nov. 14, 2009) from Matt McKeon on Vimeo.

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In addition to the visits from and to family already posted about, here are some highlights from October, Petra’s 5th month. (Click on the photos for more)

Petra’s first swing
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Playing at home
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We took Petra on her first “hike” at Middlesex Fells while my Dad was here. She slept through most of it despite the stroller-unfriendly conditions.
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She found her toes!
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Halloween costume and first play date
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