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!
Today was a tragic day at the apartamento de Martin, as we had to retire Miles's favorite bedtime onesie. And by that I mean my favorite. It wasn't that it was his cutest or softest bedtime attire; no, this onesie was the most practical piece of baby clothing I've encountered thus far. At first glance, … Continue reading Day 84
The only solid food Miles is interested in right now -- his own hand.
Jaclyn went out for a friend's birthday tonight, and I took care of getting Miles ready for bed. First, I got him good and hype. Next, I changed his diaper, which disappointingly was poop-free. Then, I found what appeared to be an infant muumuu and threw that on him. At this point, Miles started getting … Continue reading Day 82
I take a lot of heat from Jaclyn for getting Miles "fired up" when she's trying to calm him down and get him to sleep. Whatever, I think I'm very encouraging.
Every day, Miles gets a little closer to using his hands for something other than attempting to eat them. And today might have been his biggest step forward yet, as he attempted to hold his bottle on his own. He's got a ways to go, but he's actually sort of doing it!
One of the things we've been working on the most with Miles is making sure he gets plenty of tummy time. Getting some head lifting reps in each day is crucial if I ever want his neck to get swole. He's typically alternated between tummy time modes: 1) getting in about 10-15 minutes before falling … Continue reading Day 79
Miles is definitely learning, at least when it comes to the telltale signs of bedtime. I mentioned previously the growing distinction of Miles's cries, and while it's easy to tell when he's sleepy, it's becoming a little less easy for Miles to tell when he's sleepy. This has yielded the emergence of a new variation … Continue reading Day 78