It doesn't matter when your child does something -- if it's something he couldn't do previously, it's a thrill.
Ben can knot the belt on his dressing gown. He's never been able to tie his shoes because of fine-motor problems and we stopped trying to get him to years ago.
But recently I've been demanding that he not come out of his room at night till his dressing gown belt is tied. And he's finally got the hang of it.
It's one of many simple things we take for granted with kids who have regular hand control. In fact, we take so much for granted with typical kids that we miss the joy of many of the 'steps' along the way.
Tell us something new your child is doing or enjoying!