TFW you get a holiday postcard from your babysitter while she's traveling in Europe:
Miles is having a long week. He may have gotten some extra time with his mom and dad on Monday due to the weather, but Tuesday and Wednesday nights he was back to business as usual, spending the evenings with his babysitter. And although Thursday nights generally bring with them a return to family time, … Continue reading Day 291
While it's true that Miles really cuts loose with the wailing when either Jaclyn or I leave him with his babysitter, never believe for one second that these tears last. The second we're out of earshot, it's back to dancing!
A thought occurred to me tonight as I arrived home, passed Miles off to his babysitter, and yet again observed his fairly Pavlovian response to initially seeing her. We're having a shindig at the house this weekend with a bunch of friends. And yet, despite all the people in the house and all the food … Continue reading Day 262
I was presented with an uncomfortable moral quandary this evening as I was getting ready to leave for my trivia show. I had just gotten home with Miles a few minutes prior, and Jaclyn and his babysitter were both there waiting for us. I passed Miles along, then headed into the bedroom to change. While … Continue reading Day 241
Today, we bid farewell to the apartment we've lived in for four years to move into a house that will provide us with a bit more space to accommodate the ever-growing addition to our lives. Miles will finally have his own room in the new place (which means WE'LL finally get ours back!). Moving with … Continue reading Day 223: Moving Day!
As chronicled previously in this blog, Miles has started exhibiting signs of separation anxiety whenever certain tell-tale signs appear before him (the babysitter showing up, either me or Jaclyn, or both of us, walking towards the door). In an effort to problem solve this, we've started trying out a new strategy when leaving the house. … Continue reading Day 192