Miles was definitely an...active kid tonight after we got home. He went from attempting to eat the gravel in the fireplace to, as seen in the video below, eating actual food while also faux-conducting John Williams's score for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And then he did something that I've been trying, unsuccessfully, to capture … Continue reading Day 316
I mentioned this a little the other day, but it is absolutely amazing watching Miles's cognitive and tactile development. In what feels like the blink of an eye, he's gone from barely being able to hold things to passing items from one hand to the other, pressing buttons, and pointing at objects and people. His … Continue reading Day 307
This morning, we joined our friends George, Sam, Franklin, and Leeanne for breakfast and, mostly, so we could all put Miles and his contemporary, Audrey, on the floor and intently watch them interact with each other like we were watching a Bachelorette finale or something. Audrey cooed, and Miles...well, made some zombie sounds at her. … Continue reading Day 271
Last night, we hosted a "friendsgiving" event called Dipsgiving, the goal of which is to strip away some of the formality (and silverware) of traditional Thanksgiving dishes by turning them all into dips. I wasn't sure exactly how the event would turn out, but I'm fortunate to have a ton of friends who really threw … Continue reading Day 266: The First Dipsgiving
It's interesting seeing the qualities that, whether by observation or genetic disposition, Miles has inherited from us. One of my favorites is his penchant for dancing when taking a particularly satisfying bite of food, which he clearly got from his dad.
Tonight, Miles got to experience his first night of Trick or Treating. Dressed once again in full Wicket W. Warrick regalia, Jaclyn carted him up and down our street, teaching him all about the socialized acquisition of chocolate. I can say with 100% certainty that Jaclyn was more excited about Halloween than Miles was, which … Continue reading Day 248: Baby’s First Halloween!
Guys, when the heck did my kid get so huge? Jaclyn took Miles with her to the grocery store yesterday and was gone for maybe two and a half hours, but by the time she got back I swear Miles had grown like a foot. After she placed him on his changing pad, I suddenly … Continue reading Day 246