R has been letting go of furniture and taking some lunging steps towards us for maybe 5 days, standing a little on his own too (before he realizes he's doing it!) and seems very excited by it! I'm wondering how long it will be before he's actually walking. He'll be 1 in a little over a week.

Our first son never took steps. He waited until he could fully walk, and just started walking at 14 months. It was bizarre!