It kind of looks like some crazy torture device. At least that's what I thought at first, but I've gotten used to it pretty quickly. Standing will help increase Ry's bone density and muscle strength in her legs. Eventually, she'll be able to push the wheels to move around while standing to play and explore. She has been using it at daycare and is doing great.
We have to think that it has helped her get the hang of using her wheels. Because tonight she did this:
Until today she was pushing herself backward. Today, something clicked. We are so, SO proud of this kid! She is amazing. :-)