If you say “Yaaaay,” and clap your hands, Joe will happily do it right back.

This is one of those milestones that he was so late in getting to, I almost forgot to watch for it. We have tried to teach him a few times, but it never stuck.

Then along came Kiki:

Kiki and Joe 6

Kiki is my friend Julia’s daughter. Joe chased her all over their living room one day last week, and somewhere in there started mimicking her when she clapped. Now it’s his favorite new trick!