Following possible COVID exposure at daycare a couple weeks ago, we've all been once again stuck at home during the workday. While we've since tested negative, Miles doesn't return to daycare until Monday. It has, once again, made the work week difficult to endure. On top of this, my job has been extraordinarily taxing lately, … Continue reading Year 3, Day 365
Pick a random time during the day and ask Miles what he wants to do. The answer you get will almost definitely be, "I wanna build a tower." Note the hands emphasizing the sheer scale of it. Miles has taken this hobby beyond obvious block-based construction. Put enough random objects in front of him and … Continue reading Year 3, Day 364
Every time Miles wants to have a stick fight, he always graciously finds stinks for both of us. And yes, mine is always about five inches long vs. his 1-2 foot-long choices. Did I mention he gets two?
The kid's kicking game is coming along nicely.
"Bye bye, Mommy! You're welcome!" he said as he left the blanket he had dragged across the house on the floor in another room.
Just a little dude, getting down on the playground.
Miles is very protective (or whiny, depending on your perspective) of certain things, one of which is music. If he has deemed something "his song" and you start singing it, you'd best be ready for a swift and decisive (and shrill and, yes, whiny) verbal assault. "No!" Miles will scream. "That's MY song! Don't do … Continue reading Year 3, Day 359
"Hey Miles!" I called as my lunch break started today. "Do you want to come to the comic shop with me?" "No!" he exclaimed. "Are you sure? They have a big Spider-Man there." "No." "And a big Doctor Octopus." "...I wanna see the big Doctor Octopus." Once he stepped into the store, he found plenty … Continue reading Year 3, Day 358
On a walk today, Miles grew tired of feeling the wind in his face. So he did what any rational cyclist would.
For reasons I can't explain, "Throw Bean Bags Under Dad's Office Door Then Wait for Him to Find Them" became Miles's favorite game this evening. https://videopress.com/v/0wIvHlWw?preloadContent=metadata