One of our friend's son's turned one today, and his party was held at Jumpin Jax, an indoor play center in Lancaster, SC. Full of play mats, ball pits, and a host of shit to climb around on, it seemed tailor made for Miles's enjoyment. Of course, it was all a bit too overwhelming at … Continue reading Year 2, Day 201
Tonight's the night of the Hootie & the Blowfish/Barenaked Ladies concert here in Charlotte, and so there's been a lot of Hootie playing at home and in the car this week. While listening to some selections from Fairweather Johnson on our ride home today, I (having heard these songs many, many times) turned to Miles … Continue reading Year 2, Day 192
As a follow up to last week's post about Miles's Top Summer Jams, here's an example of Miles arbitrarily deciding when the "ABCs" are finished.
Within minutes of arriving home from daycare today, Miles grabbed both sets of car keys, said, "Bah-bah," and headed for the door.
DAYCARE: "We put some crackers in Miles's bag." ME: "Sounds good!" ALSO ME: Promptly forgets about the crackers.
The face when you keep taking your shoe off and you know it's driving your mother crazy.
There are some mornings where Jaclyn and I wake up to the sound of Miles crying through the baby monitor. While he tends to stop fussing as soon as one of us enters his room, it's still a less than ideal way to end a peaceful slumber. There are other mornings, however, that he wakes … Continue reading Year 2, Day 92