Miles went to great lengths to make his own house in the living room. None of us is invited in. Which is fine, since it doesn't exactly look structurally sound.
Miles is absolutely thrilled with his new PJ Masks puzzle. Maybe we can get him a 1,000 piece puzzle, keep him occupied for a few days!
"Look!" he said merrily, demanding my attention. "I made a mountain!" Bad news when, like me, all you want is a drink from the fridge. When is this kid going back to daycare??
Miles went all-in on ice cream this year for Christmas. While he asked Santa for "an ice cream truck," he received not only a small toy truck, but a play ice cream shop counter, an actual ice cream maker, and a play ice cream cart, which I've admittedly been putting off building for a few … Continue reading Year 4, Day 324
Last night as I was cleaning up after dinner, Miles, knowing that bedtime was fast approaching, said, "Hey, Daddy! We forgot to build the Legos!" He wasn't entirely wrong. I had promised him the previous night that we'd build his first actual Lego (non-Duplo) set the next day, but we simply hadn't gotten around to … Continue reading Year 4, Day 306
Pick a random time during the day and ask Miles what he wants to do. The answer you get will almost definitely be, "I wanna build a tower." Note the hands emphasizing the sheer scale of it. Miles has taken this hobby beyond obvious block-based construction. Put enough random objects in front of him and … Continue reading Year 3, Day 364
We may never know what compelled Miles to use every blanket, pillow, and stuffed animal in the house (not to mention his own mammy) to build a massive nest in the living room after daycare this afternoon. I can confirm that it took him over thirty minutes to do it though (during which time he … Continue reading Year 3, Day 332
When I asked Miles what he was building with all of these boxes, he replied, "My drums." The Young Neil Peart Adventures
"I made a house. This is my house now." - Miles
"I made a car!"