keeping them down? Claire proved it was only the beginning. Sure, Evelyn has scaled ladders in the blink of an eye but Claire has mastered everything from ladders, step-stools and couches to tabletops and nightstands. There's nothing she won't climb and really, I think she takes it as a personal challenge if I tell her to keep down. Apparently acrophobia isn't genetic or she'd be grounded like I prefer to be.
The other day we went to babysit some friends. Claire managed to scale up onto their vintage school desk when I turned my back:
But by far, her favorite way to get some altitude is for daddy to just toss her:
I think this phase is eventually going to die down, hopefully before she falls and really hurts or scares herself. I just hope the next stage is a bit more mild . . .
. . . although sticking abnormally large objects into her mouth doesn't seem much better.