Thanks for stopping by! Being a dad is a unique challenge, the winding path through which is fraught with successes and failures. I'm only three months in right now, and the hand brake on this roller coaster is broken beyond repair. And you'll be able to hear (read) all about it on this site! A … Continue reading Welcome to the party, pal!
After seeing a rousing success with the event last year, we held another Dipsgiving at our house today, again inviting a bevy of rogues and ne'er-do-wells into our home to provide and partake in a bounty of Thanksgiving-inspired dips. Once again, the attendees did not disappoint. Much more mobile this year than last, Miles couldn't … Continue reading Year 2, Day 257: Dipsgiving 2019
Last night, AFTER going to the bathroom (sadly), I made a discovery that prompted some speedy interrogation work.
Upon leaving daycare today, I noticed that Miles's cup looked a little...off. Gone was the usual white and blue lid, having been replaced with an orange one. The cup itself still had his name on it though, so I figured we could sort out the obvious mix-up in the morning. I was confident, however, that … Continue reading Year 2, Day 255
We always encourage Miles to "play nice" and use "nice hands," knowing that as he navigates the early stages of social interaction he may be more inclined to use physicality to express himself rather than words or simple gestures. Well today one of the teachers at Miles's daycare characterized him as a "boxer." Now, he … Continue reading Year 2, Day 254
I don't think this necessarily applies exclusively to small children -- there's often not a lot of rhyme or reason in the things we individually find delight in. Often, the why or how isn't as important as the fact that, for whatever reason, we're experiencing joy. Still, watching a child grow and develop, one can't … Continue reading Year 2, Day 253
Tonight, Miles retrieved TWO yoga mats from our bedroom, laid them out on the living room floor, and started...well...see for yourself.
Nothing much to say about this one, but if anyone ever wanted to see an up-close view of my heart, here it is.