Now that Miles is old enough to vaguely discern the passage of time and recognize numbers, we decided to introduce him to Advent Calendars this holiday season. He had plenty of fun just hunting for the appropriate number, but once he found out there was candy inside? He squealed in a way I've never heard … Continue reading Year 4, Day 281
Someone may have managed to nab some chocolate at an hour that was dubiously close to "breakfast time" today. Taking full advantage of a holiday and his parents' waning willpower on a rainy weekend spent inside. What a stinker!
As Jaclyn felt it necessary to mention about fifty times before 10 AM, today was "Boys Day" for me and Miles, as Jaclyn was getting some much-needed alone time this morning. And what, exactly, did this mean for us? Well first, it meant we were coordinating our outfits: The pizza shirts are always a big … Continue reading Year 3, Day 186
One of the benefits (downsides?) of being forced to stay at home is the increase in preparing meals ourselves. While Jaclyn is typically the person who manages the preparation and management of foodstuffs, today we were at last able to get Miles involved in the process, as he helped his mother prepare a dirt cake. … Continue reading Year 3, Day 53