During his bath tonight, Miles summoned me to the bathroom so he could give me a "beverage" he referred to as "scrambled egg juicy water." In reality, what he handed me was a small cup of bathwater, but I honestly can't decide which seems less appealing.And yes, of course I pretended to drink it. And … Continue reading Year 3, Day 151
Tonight was bath night, and Jaclyn thought she might jazz things up a little this evening. Miles had his first bubble bath the other night, and tonight Jaclyn added even more to the mix with a soap that dyed the water...red. "Red?" I asked, still finishing my dinner at the table. "Red," Jaclyn repeated. I … Continue reading Year 2, Day 283
The winds and rain of a mighty storm rattled and shook the house this evening, guaranteeing that Halloween would not go according to plan. Little did I realize, however, just how little regard fate had for our holiday aspirations. Follow me, dear reader, if you dare, into the grim darkness of Halloween 2019. After arriving … Continue reading Year 2, Day 248: Miles Martin’s TRUE Tales of Halloween Horror!
Miles's new favorite bath time game:
In true "parents kill all the fun" fashion, virtually all of Miles's bathtub toys involve letters and numbers. Because he doesn't know better yet and the resentment is still a few years off, Miles really enjoys passing the letters along to us, hearing us identify the name and sound, then attempting to repeat this himself. … Continue reading Year 2, Day 107
"Look in the bathtub," Jaclyn said after I arrived home tonight. She took Miles to daycare today, and her usual morning routine had been beset by Miles's mischievousness. Knowing Miles pretty well at this point, I almost knew what to expect before I even looked in the tub. Yep, he has started moving balls from … Continue reading Year 2, Day 21
I noted last week that Miles has gotten a lot bigger recently, and now I know I'm not crazy, because we've had to retire his bath pad in favor of a larger tub capable of accommodating his beefy baby legs. Given his newly-developed penchant for sitting upright on his own, this transition couldn't have come … Continue reading Day 252