As noted in previous entries, it's not been easy to train Miles to conform to expectations regarding dinnertime or even eating in general. He seldom has the patience to sit with us and frequently demands things other than the food provided to him (even when that food is the exact thing he requested minutes earlier). … Continue reading Year 4, Day 50
Like any culinary artist, Miles takes great pride in putting the finishing touches on Jell-O dirt dessert. But he takes even greater pleasure in eating it.
Predator and prey.
Someone may have managed to nab some chocolate at an hour that was dubiously close to "breakfast time" today. Taking full advantage of a holiday and his parents' waning willpower on a rainy weekend spent inside. What a stinker!
When Miles was told he needed to get ready for his daycare's Valentine's Day party tomorrow, he got a little...excited. He later attempted to eat his dinner...with a string of Valentine's cards wrapped around his head. But hey, at least he's eating?
Getting Miles to just sit the f*** down and eat is always a struggle, but his excuse tonight was perhaps his best yet: "I don't wanna eat! I just wanna learn this stuff!"
Jaclyn's big birthday request this year was Sunday brunch from Ruby Sunshine, a franchise out of New Orleans that opened at location here last year (but...you know...COVID has kept us away from). And despite it being Jaclyn's birthday, I think we all indulged a little for this meal. When I posited a few food options … Continue reading Year 3, Day 341
During dinner tonight, after demanding the rest of MY fish to eat, Miles asked for a tortilla. Little did we know that Miles's intention was not to eat the tortilla, but to submerge it. Yes, he tore it to pieces and dropped it into his cup.
A couple of unrelated anecdotes that demonstrate Miles's growing propensity for goofiness: I Miles sneezed this evening. "Bless you!" I said to him. "Yeah! Bless you, me!" he said to himself. II A bit later, Jaclyn retrieved the mail from outside and came in thumbing through it. "Oh, we got an Amazon Catalog!" she said, … Continue reading Year 3, Day 233
Yes, Miles actually decided to try eating my face last night. What can I say -- the kid is hyped for the new football season!