It's been a month since we were in the mountains, and Miles has been eager to use his fishing rod again. I told him we could do some practicing in the backyard and, after many, many tries, he started to get the hang of casting. https://videopress.com/v/3QSy1BUX?preloadContent=metadata
Miles loves going outside to run, collect large unwieldy sticks, and dig in the dirt, but he also never lets outdoor time pass without collecting some flowers.
Jaclyn's attempt to salvage Easter for Miles continued today. She had cobbled together an Easter basket for him and, after he was so taken with yesterday's virtual hunt, Jaclyn stuffed some plastic eggs with treats and I hid them around the back yard so Miles could conduct an Easter egg hunt of his own. While … Continue reading Year 3, Day 47
With both Jaclyn and me working from home and Miles here with us all day, life has been...hectic to say the least. We've both done our best to find the time to give Miles the attention and support he needs amidst workdays that have somehow become more cluttered and crazy. One of our goals the … Continue reading Year 3, Day 31
One of the gifts Miles received at his birthday party last week was an outdoor adventure set (and, if you're familiar with our group of friends, you can probably guess who was responsible for that gift). We opened it today and let Miles start checking out the binoculars, compass, and (surprisingly strong, honestly) flashlight. I … Continue reading Year 3, Day 12
Nothing much to say about this one, but if anyone ever wanted to see an up-close view of my heart, here it is.
Forget everything I said about compassion and friendliness yesterday -- MILES HAS DISCOVERED STICKS.
I'm not sure I prefer living in a house to living in an apartment, but I sure am glad this kid has a yard to run around in.
Now that Miles has an El Cheapo Plastic Swimming Pool™, every day is a pool day!
Fake sneezing is all the rage with kids these days, it seems. Here's Miles learning how to smell flowers in the backyard.