When I picked Miles up from daycare today, he was lying in a crib and almost looked like he was asleep, although on closer inspection it was obvious his eyes were open. Even after I fully entered the room, which would usually elicit a big grin and outstretched arms, Miles remained motionless in the crib, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 22
Miles was sleeping as hard as I've ever seen him sleep when we arrived home from daycare tonight. While that meant not really getting to spend much time with him before running to my trivia show, it also meant that the transition from me to babysitter was much smoother. When he finally woke up, Lisa … Continue reading Year 2, Day 15
No tears tonight when leaving Miles with his babysitter! In fact, Miles didn't give us much of ANYTHING...he was as P.T.F.O. as I've ever seen him. I tried to wake him up as we got out of the car, then once we were in the house, and then (and I was sure this would work) … Continue reading Day 338
With the holidays and our babysitter's travels across Europe, it's been a few weeks since Miles has seen his Tuesday night caretaker. As I've mentioned before, his reaction to seeing his babysitter tends to be a mixed bag. He's come to recognize her appearance in his life with a sense of existential dread -- quickly … Continue reading Day 324
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!