I turned 42 today, and naturally the topic of discussion as soon as I woke up this morning was Miles's age. "I'm...FOUR!" he declared. I rubbed my eyes. "You're still three." "No," he said, doubling down. "I'M. FOUR!" I decided to try a different tact. "You are TWO." "I'm TWO??" Miles said, taken aback. "Oh … Continue reading Year 4, Day 269
Two years. As hard as it is to believe, Miles joined our family two years ago today. To say that he's the most important person in my life is really underselling it; the relationship a parent has with a child is unlike any other relationship they could have with another human being. Miles IS my … Continue reading Year 3, Day 1
Miles started his second Thanksgiving with a relaxing morning out on the porch with granddad. He ended his day enjoying a post-dinner cupcake with Aunt Katy. In between, of course, he ate plenty of food. Does this not look like the face of a fully-sated child?