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
Yesterday, we took Miles on his first leisurely excursion -- a walk in the park. This was quite a production, involving a number of wardrobe changes and quality time spent figuring out how to use his stroller, but eventually we landed on the right combination. Emboldened (and unwilling to let a trivia night focused entirely … Continue reading Day 11