The board was set earlier this month, all the moving pieces in place, in preparation of tonight, which brings with it the premiere of the first Avengers movie since the last one. Seriously though, for dad, this was a huge night. Given the rough nights we've experienced this week (and how challenging it was to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 59
Miles seems to have reached a turning point lately in his ongoing relationship with Lisa, his babysitter. Although he still fusses occasionally as we leave him on the nights when she's helping us out, he's become more and more acclimated (dare I say...enthused?) to having her there (perhaps because she almost immediately takes him outside … Continue reading Year 2, Day 40
Courtesy of Miles's babysitter, a story in three pictures.
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