Of all the gifts Miles received for his birthday, perhaps the largest was the ball pit he received from Aunt Andrea and Uncle Scott. This nightmare apparatus has remained safely housed in its box all week, but when I woke up this morning, I found that Jaclyn had already set about preparing it for use. … Continue reading Year 2, Day 12
Dreaming of a life on the other side of the gate...
Miles has started exhibiting a new behavior this week when I was leaving for trivia in the evenings. Typically, Miles has responded to the discovery that I'm on my way out the door by wailing at the top of his lungs. Last night he looked at me, frowned, slowly clawed his way over to me, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 3
Another wonderful little animation automatically constructed by Google Photos, this time depicting Miles's reaction as Jaclyn reads a book to him.
We moved into a house back in October, and yet there's still a lot of work to be done (primarily in "my" room, where the boxes have accumulated). The holidays and abrupt trips out of town have resulted in this room getting neglected for far too long, which is why I've been looking forward to … Continue reading Day 330
"Brian, come out here! See what he's doing!" It's never easy for me to get out of bed, but Jaclyn's enthusiasm this morning all but forced me to rise from my slumber and stagger to the living room to see what, exactly, Miles had managed to accomplish this time. He's been trying to figure out … Continue reading Day 251: Learning to Crawl
Changing Miles's diaper has turned into quite a production. Jaclyn's complained to me about this the past several mornings, but today I got a whiff (bad word choice...how about "glimpse"?) of just how challenging it's gotten. The second Miles hits the changing pad, he tries to roll over. After he flips himself over, he starts … Continue reading Day 226