For days, our nights have been punctuated by shrieking, uncertainty, and general restlessness. Miles wakes up screaming, but doesn't want to leave his bed. He wants food, yet he refuses to eat. He wants to see Elmo, but rejects the monstrous Muppet immediately. It's left Jaclyn and I at our wits' ends. And now the … Continue reading Year 2, Day 169
Pictured: a goober.
Miles enjoys some live music at Brewers at 4001 Yancey.
Miles and I killed some time at Target today, which turned out to be a terrible idea because that kid would not let me leave without buying a couple of Nintendo Amiibo. He does recognize the little figurines from the bookshelves at home, where a number of the tiny, frivolous sculptures are displayed. In fact, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 166
Miles loves pretending to be grown up. He also loves washing his hands.* Now that he's found his legs, it seemed like an appropriate time to provide him with a device that would assist in both of these things.** Jaclyn took to the online garage sale that is Facebook Marketplace and came away with a … Continue reading Year 2, Day 165
Miles was watching an episode of Sesame Street tonight as I cleaned up from dinner. At one point in the episode, children at a school started singing a song about sharing. Now, Miles's awareness of "sharing" as a concept is largely dependent upon his experience at daycare. I'm not exactly sure what this has looked … Continue reading Year 2, Day 164
Achievement Unlocked! Miles now sings, "Dat-daaaa!" in the style of Neal Hefti's famous theme song every time he points at a picture or toy depicting Gotham's famed Caped Crusader. Take a look: