We have started accumulating fancy baby toys, but today I was reminded that it’s the simplest things that can amuse a child.

Aisha, 5 months old, August 2005
At almost six months old, Aisha sits up really well. Thankfully she's not moving yet, so she stays put wherever I put her.

I put a number of clothes pegs in front of Aïcha, and she thought they were quite fun.