We were fortunate to have a smooth, uneventful trip to Boston last week, but this morning's return flight was always bound to be more arduous. First, we were leaving the morning after the wedding. Second, we were staying in Cape Cod and were going to need to drive at least two hours to get to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 126
Tonight, Jaclyn and I tried to partake in a free couples "date night" class at Burn Boot Camp. Looking for any reason to work out -- and knowing that they provide on-site childcare -- I was optimistic about the training session. And yet, once we arrived, a bad feeling started to set in. Maybe it … Continue reading Year 2, Day 102
It's been 100 days since Miles turned 1, and by complete happenstance today was also the day of his 15 month visit with the pediatrician. We are very clearly beyond Miles being blissfully ignorant of not only exactly what to expect from a trip to the doctor, but also the roles that each individual person … Continue reading Year 2, Day 100
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!
Jaclyn has been pretty sick today, and I've had to cover for her in common affairs of the home, getting Miles up and dressed this morning, racing home at lunch to bring Jaclyn some much-needed supplies, and going out after trivia tonight to obtain Easter eggs and candy for a party at daycare today. By … Continue reading Year 2, Day 52
Courtesy of Miles's babysitter, a story in three pictures.
Well, what Miles lacked in crying last night he more than made up for this morning, breaking into an uncharacteristic sobbing session on the way to daycare. Normally, Jaclyn passes him to me on my way out the door, we say "Bye mommy," Miles waves, and we're off to the races. Today, upon finding that … Continue reading Year 2, Day 16