When baby is pulling leaves off your favorite plant one by one or smearing cereal in his hair, it's hard to stay calm. Keep these things in mind: If tempting things like plants or wastebaskets are left in baby's reach, she will explore them. The easiest way to stay calm and to keep baby out of trouble is to put things where she can't get to them.
Between 7 and 9 months you can add strained or pureed meats, poultry, and fish to your baby's daily diet if your doctor recommends them. You can either buy the foods or prepare them at home.
Has your child learned to blow air? Does baby use his tongue on the roof of his mouth to make clicking sounds? These are 2 important tricks for learning to speak. If you make a game out of blowing air and clicking your tongue, your child will try to imitate you.
Baby's ability to sit is getting better as his lower back gets stronger. Baby may be able to keep busy for a while playing with toys on the floor. Your baby is ready to get moving! Soon you'll see him pushing up on hands and knees and creeping along the floor.