In which Miles feels the Bern, and also the Burn. I picked Miles up a little early today so he could join me at a Bernie Sanders rally that was, seriously, like a half mile from daycare. We got there pretty early and staked out a spot in the shade. Things went well...for a time. … Continue reading Year 2, Day 81
Miles has fought using the bottom of his feet in any practical way for months now, resorting screaming, falling to his knees, or crawling away from us as quickly as possible in a never-ending quest to avoid personal growth. But today, Miles finally took a step in the right direction. Normally, when held by the … Continue reading Year 2, Day 70 – Operation: Babywalk Update!
Firmly believing that it's never too early to get involved in national politics, today we took Miles down to Rock Hill for the first of what is likely to be many stump speeches leading up to the 2020 presidential election. This one was for former Newark mayor and current senator from New Jersey (and Rosario … Continue reading Year 2, Day 26: Baby’s First Political Rally!
I've posted before about Miles's propensity for getting down. Dancing has been part of Miles's repertoire since he was only a couple months old. Even the daycare staff has commented on his sense of rhythm (which I informed them came from me, because regardless of how true that is, we should all be able to … Continue reading Day 268
It seems like Miles's muscle control and dexterity are improving exponentially with each passing day. He's able to grab objects, move his body to snag items that are beyond his reach, and pass items from hand to hand. Over the last week, Miles has really gotten into smacking things. His leg, his belly, my face...he … Continue reading Day 185