Whether by simple observation or biological imperative, Miles has turned into a real clean freak. Not that he's above making messes, but he has demonstrated a real interest in cleaning things up. One of his favorite things to do right now is enter the bathroom, grab a piece or two of toilet paper, walk over … Continue reading Year 2, Day 177
As he's become more aware of styles, genres, and his own ability to join in through dance and singing along, Miles's love of music has only grown this year. Here are some of his favorite songs of the summer of 2019. 5) "Twinkle Twinkle/ABCs" - Traditional Miles loves singing along to both of these songs, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 171: Miles’s Top Five Summer Jams, 2019 Edition
Miles enjoys some live music at Brewers at 4001 Yancey.
"Melmo," Miles said during dinner tonight. "No," I told him. "Elmo is unavailable right now. We're going to watch something different." "Something different" was the 1937 Astaire/Rogers classic Shall We Dance, which showed up in the Criterion Collection library a couple weeks back. I figured Miles would at least be into all of the music, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 158
I was prepared to write about Miles's second-ever trip to the dentist today, but then he had to go and start standing and walking (a couple steps at daycare today, but hey -- progress is progress!) unaided!
Today was the long-awaited, much ballyhooed wedding of Miles's Aunt Andrea and her now-husband Scott, and while this event was just as lavish and memorable as one might expect, the biggest takeaway for me was that it yielded the single greatest video of Miles ever. Behold. Miles also learned how to use a motion-sensing faucet … Continue reading Year 2, Day 125
Miles discovers Miles discovering House of Pain.