While I can't claim to understand his reasoning in every case, there are certain items around the house that Miles just refuses to interact with. Sure, sometimes the reason might be pretty obvious, but in many cases he just cowers in fear when faced with common household objects. One (okay, technically two) thing Miles has … Continue reading Year 2, Day 234
When daddy finally gets home after a long day and discovers that it's very possible he'll be sleeping on the couch tonight.
This morning, as usual, Miles insisted on listening to some Sesame Street music on the way to daycare. The song started up again automatically once I got back in the car after dropping him off, to results I can, at best, describe as unequivocally chilling.
Well, somebody wasn't happy about going to bed tonight...
In an effort to replicate his daycare experience at home, Jaclyn acquired a small table and chairs for Miles to use. This morning, he dragged one of the chairs across the house and instructed me to sit.
Miles reads a lot of books about animals and knows most of the major animal sounds at this point, so today we thought we'd take his animal experience to a new level. We've taken him to an wildlife preserve before and his love of dogs is well-documented, but today we wanted to bring him a … Continue reading Year 2, Day 229
The end of last week brought with it a day that suckers like me spend all year waiting for: the day new Star Wars products go on sale. Triple Force Friday (so dubbed because consumers -- again, like me -- will be spending three times what they usually do on groceries to obtain hunks of … Continue reading Year 2, Day 228