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!
It's always interesting seeing which of our traits and tendencies Miles seems to adopt. Occasionally, this is also a chilling experience. He was beside me on the couch this evening, when he uttered a sentence I had hoped to never hear from him. "I need backrub." My eyes widened. "What?" I asked, praying I had … Continue reading Year 3, Day 78
We take naps whenever we can get 'em.
I had to make a short trip to my workplace today to pick up a few supplies, and I thought it would also serve as a nice chance to get Miles out of the house (and out of his mother's hair) for a little while. As you might (or might not) know, I work with … Continue reading Year 3, Day 76
Today, Miles got to celebrate another Mother's Day with his beloved mommy... ...and he also got to discover a new love...when he consumed his first Happy Meal.
Jaclyn came home from grocery shopping today with several bags to unload. Miles, being a dutiful son, decided to help her unpack it all... ...right in front of the door, on the opposite end of the house from the kitchen.
Jaclyn: "Do you want pizza for dinner?" Miles: "Yep." Jaclyn: "What do you want on your pizza?" Miles: "Birthday candles."
During another battle to coax Miles into napping today, we put him in his room and closed the door for "quiet time." We could hear him playing around for a while, but eventually things fell silent. I wanted to duck my head into his room to make sure he was sleeping and, well, couldn't quite … Continue reading Year 3, Day 72