There are some mornings where Jaclyn and I wake up to the sound of Miles crying through the baby monitor. While he tends to stop fussing as soon as one of us enters his room, it's still a less than ideal way to end a peaceful slumber. There are other mornings, however, that he wakes … Continue reading Year 2, Day 92
We've finally reached a point where Miles will tolerate having sunglasses put on his face. And of course he's a complete hambone about it.
The best Sunday mornings are ones where I'm able to relax a bit while Miles crawls around, exploring the house and finding toys to play with. There are points during these mornings, however, where a parent suddenly realizes things are too quiet. This typically happens in the midst of a protracted period of silence and … Continue reading Year 2, Day 90
It's no secret that Miles loves animals, so it was a real treat to take him on a short trip to Rockwell today to visit Tiger World, an endangered wildlife sanctuary that's home to more than its name implies. Miles got to see bears, lions, gibbons, and yes, tigers. He was most interested in the … Continue reading Year 2, Day 89
Miles has now reached a height that he can crane his neck and peer at me from his car seat. This is a source of seemingly endless amusement for him, as I'll call out for him then watch* as he maneuvers so his eyes can peek out over the top of the seat. His eyes … Continue reading Year 2, Day 88
Miles discovers House of Pain.
Tonight, Miles showcased his current knowledge of animal sounds for me, and I was blown away. The animals he can now mimic on cue include: Dogs (of course) Cows Ducks Lions Bears (sort of the same as lions, TBH)