There was cause for celebration in the house today, as Jaclyn received a promotion to Senior Scientist at work. Miles, meanwhile, was evidently promoted straight to "my boss."
With Miles growing increasingly dexterous (he may have managed to open his own door a couple times...or we just didn't shut it all the way), Jaclyn saw fit to outfit every door in the house with safety knob covers. Which not only means our house is now Miles-proof, it's also DAD-PROOF. The covers, which appear … Continue reading Year 3, Day 65
I woke up this morning to the sound of Jaclyn telling me she was going to the gym (it was 5:30 AM). Despite being barely conscious, I still recognized how absolutely insane it is to get up for ANYTHING that early in the morning but hey, you do you, Jaclyn. I woke up AGAIN to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 326
Miles loves his mommy. Watch until the end and you'll see one of his other great loves.
Miles was distracted as I left for trivia tonight and he wandered away from me as I stepped out the door. As I turned my car around in the street, something caught my eye and I looked back to the front door. Miles was standing there, banging on the glass and grinning from ear to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 212
Within minutes of arriving home from daycare today, Miles grabbed both sets of car keys, said, "Bah-bah," and headed for the door.
Miles seems to be a generally happy kid, but tonight I learned that, when particularly moved, his capacity for complete dismissal can be cold, swift, and relentless. As Jaclyn was taking Miles to his room to get ready for bed tonight, I darted over to sneak in a quick hug, kiss, and an "I love … Continue reading Year 2, Day 28
Separated (from the Phantom Zone) at birth?