I finally figured out a perfect movie to put on for Miles, one that involves all of his primary interests -- birds, dogs, balls, and balloons. Any guesses?
Tonight, Miles showcased his current knowledge of animal sounds for me, and I was blown away. The animals he can now mimic on cue include: Dogs (of course) Cows Ducks Lions Bears (sort of the same as lions, TBH)
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.
Today saw Jaclyn celebrating her second Mother's Day in a way very similar to her first, albeit with a little twist. As with last year, we started the morning in South Park bright and early for the Mother's Day 5K. Miles and I worked up a generous appetite watching and cheering from the sidelines. While … Continue reading Year 2, Day 76
The fickle interest of a toddler is ever-fleeting. Where once Miles was obsessed with dogs, he has now found a new creature that has aroused his fascination. He still enjoys spying canines outside through the glass door, but birds are now at the forefront of his attention. Spurred perhaps by their prevalence in our yard, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 30
Before we headed back to Charlotte today, our friend Curt, having heard that Miles has an affinity for dogs, stopped by with his pet canine. Miles once again demonstrated his timidness when presented with the very thing he's been voicing desire for, maintaining a safe distance while continuing to point out that there was, in … Continue reading Year 2, Day 20
Last night was the most recent in a series of bedtimes punctuated by Miles's crying, thanks to the new tooth slowly emerging from his upper gums. We first noticed this tooth last week after a couple days of fairly persistent wailing. Often, all it takes for Miles to relax is some medicine and some cuddle … Continue reading Day 352: The Teething Diaries VII