8 week developments are as follows: eye contact and smiles are for real. this kid is getting to know her world, and she’s liking it. she also enjoys standing up. she will push her weight up when you hold her crouched down. it often soothes her if she’s upset! she is also trying very hard to locate her thumb (or flumb, as baby dan used to call it), although she makes it pretty hard for herself by tucking it away like the ASL letter “t.” take note.