Yes, Miles actually decided to try eating my face last night. What can I say -- the kid is hyped for the new football season!
Mommy: "Well I'm going out for a little bit. Make sure Miles goes potty and takes a nap." (Miles and Daddy watch Mommy drive away.) Daddy: "Time for popcorn and DuckTales."
When Miles emerged from the car after arriving home from daycare this afternoon, he immediately notified me that we would be taking a walk to the fire station. "Daddy!" he shouted. "Walk to fire station!" And, well, so we did.
"Oh, he's mad at you."I heard Jaclyn's voice just a second before I heard Miles slam his bedroom door. My first thought: "What did I do?"As it turned out, Miles had been collecting his Duplo blocks in the middle of the living room floor and asking me to sit down and build "choo-choo train" out … Continue reading Year 3, Day 98
We take naps whenever we can get 'em.
This morning as I was brewing coffee, Miles insisted I sit with him for breakfast. I was initially flattered and delighted, but then, as he started moving his chairs, I realized what he meant and the reality was...well, weird. Despite not being an ideal seating arrangement for breakfast or looking at one another, it still … Continue reading Year 3, Day 59
In an effort to replicate his daycare experience at home, Jaclyn acquired a small table and chairs for Miles to use. This morning, he dragged one of the chairs across the house and instructed me to sit.
Miles may be young, but he already understands that when "Hot in Herre" comes on one has no choice but to dance.
Jaclyn and Miles have both been a bit under the weather this week, so it was no surprise when both of them were still asleep this morning well beyond the point that any alarm clocks went off. Jaclyn agreed to take Miles to daycare later on, and I headed out the door. I tried to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 205
Having heard their grilled cheese sandwich was top-notch, Miles insisted we head down to Pineville today to check out the newly-opened Middle James Brewing. The place was full of kids, so Miles had a great time staring and waving at people, then getting sheepish when they finally noticed him. And despite the opening weekend crowd, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 180