A completely typical exchange between Jaclyn and me: Jaclyn: "Ugh! Miles! What did you do to my couch?" Me: "Miles!" (Then, to Jaclyn...) "What is it?" Jaclyn (inspecting couch): "I can't tell if it's boogers or peanut butter."
Miles's babysitter came over tonight so Jaclyn and I could go to the movies for the first time in a long, long while. As soon as they saw each other, Ms. Sharon started asking him questions about how daycare was going, including what teachers were still there and who was working with each age group. … Continue reading Year 4, Day 133
Maybe it was something we both ate, but Miles and I both had some bathroom-related challenges this evening. What made Miles's particularly challenging is that, five minutes after being asked if he needed to use the potty, Miles had an accident in his britches. Once I had liberated him from the soiled clothes and plopped … Continue reading Year 3, Day 248
Miles was in a pretty good mood as we rode in to daycare this morning. Once we got to a stoplight, I craned my neck to look at him in the backseat, bobbing his head and looking out the window. "I love you, Miles!" I said. "Do you love me?" "No!" he replied. "No??" I … Continue reading Year 3, Day 247
I heard Jaclyn pull up after picking Miles up from daycare today and walked over to the door to greet them. As I stood there watching them, unbeknownst to either of them, I overheard the following exchange. Miles: "I want animal crackers." Jaclyn: "Who said you could have animal crackers?" Miles (contemplating his answer): "...daddy."Sneaky … Continue reading Year 3, Day 140