Miles has already learned to never leave a drop of cereal milk behind.
"Mommy, I'm thirsty!" Seconds after we open the refrigerator door: He's a wily one, this kid.
For some reason (I have no idea why, and I've honestly been too afraid to ask), Miles has been referring to his juice as "Daddy Juice." "I want Daddy Juice!" he'll declare. The type of juice is unimportant -- just whatever type we currently have in the fridge.Of course, Miles had been using the term … Continue reading Year 3, Day 166
Miles's new favorite bath time game:
Our first full day in Massachusetts involved a short drive to a place chock-full, historically speaking, of bad juju, which always goes well when you introduce kids into the mix! Miles was a little fussy during our trip to Salem, but not in an "I'm hungry" sort of way. It was more like an "I … Continue reading Year 2, Day 120
As comedic talent goes, Miles sure knows his audience. I'm not sure his mother would tolerate this sort of thing.
There's a real nature vs. nurture struggle going on in our household currently. I'm content to let Miles develop at a pace he's comfortable with. Jaclyn, meanwhile, has her own ideas about deadlines for developmental milestones. One such idea that she has decided to make manifest this weekend is weaning Miles off of his bottles … Continue reading Year 2, Day 13
One-handing it at the Airbnb.
I've already mentioned how excited my parents were to see their grandson again this weekend. While I absolutely expected the visible enthusiasm of my mother, I expected my dad to be a little more reserved about it. It was quite a surprise, then, to find that he had actually carefully and painstakingly crafted an entire … Continue reading Day 272
An exciting new bodily function combo emerged today. Much like the Cough-Cry of a couple weeks back, this one was both loud and surprising, if a little less heartwarming. Miles hiccups often. So often, in fact, that I occasionally call him "Otis," after Mayberry's lovable town drunk. He went one farther tonight, combining one in … Continue reading Day 39