I'm always appreciative whenever Jaclyn takes care of Miles for an afternoon or evening, allowing me to go out with friends, but there's always a part of me that dreads going home afterwards. Not because I don't want to see my family, but because there's always a chance that I'll come home to absolute chaos. … Continue reading Year 4, Day 217
Miles insisted on helping me grill food this weekend, and I -- perhaps foolishly -- introduced him to the tongs. YOU try cooking while a crazed three-year-old is chasing you with tongs.
After he finished his bath tonight, Miles got to help me bake some Easter cookies. He insisted on doing as much of the prep as possible, which thanks to the fine folks at Pillsbury basically meant moving the chunks of dough from the package to a baking sheet. As he peered into the oven, watching … Continue reading Year 4, Day 25
In what is quickly becoming a regular part of our evening routine, Miles helped Jaclyn prepare dinner again this evening. "The first thing we need to do is boil some water for the cauliflower." "Just don't put it in my juice!" was Miles's only demand. Of course, there's only so much prep work a three-year-old … Continue reading Year 4, Day 14
Pirate Chef Miles would like to prepare a delicious avocado for you.
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