There's been another big advancement in Miles's quest to become a biped, as his daycare attendants have let us know that he walked several feet while using only one hand to hold onto his teacher for support. While he quickly resisted reproducing this at pickup, plopping down onto his butt instead, we were able to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 105 – Operation: Babywalk Update 3!
Today when I entered the room at Miles's daycare, I gave him my usual smile and said, "Hi, Miles!" UNusually, his response was to start barking like a dog. This kid is so weird and I hope he never stops being weird.
After excitedly telling Miles's daycare about his encouraging walking progress this week, they shared a video with us today so we could get a glimpse of how well he's been doing with them. I'm not sharing it here since other children are in the video, but it involves Miles holding onto a walker and stepping … Continue reading Year 2, Day 79
This morning as we were getting in the car to head out for the day, Miles became extremely grumpy and agitated. I asked him what was wrong, and he started pointing at the lawn. Specifically, he was pointing at a flower in the admittedly overgrown weeds/grass. Once I realized what he was asking for, I … Continue reading Year 2, Day 77
At daycare this morning, I tried to set Miles down on the floor so he could start crawling around and playing with the other kids, but something different happened this time. Where he usually lifts his legs up and refuses to lower them until his butt is firmly planted on the ground, today he not … Continue reading Year 2, Day 73
A massive storm swept through Charlotte right around rush hour today, and unfortunately there was no way to keep either of us dry as we made our escape from daycare in the downpour. Miles's review of the rain:
Today, Miles got his first "bad day" report from daycare. Yesterday, I mentioned that, due to his reluctance to stand and walk, Miles is now the oldest child in his room at daycare. While he's crawling like a champ, the downside is that he's also the biggest kid in the room now. Whether he consciously … Continue reading Year 2, Day 39