As we were all reading together last night at bedtime, Miles started talking about one of his favorite things. "Cupcake!" he said. "Do you like cupcakes?" I asked. "Miles eat cupcake!" I nodded, "I remember that! You did eat a cupcake." "Mommy eat cupcake!" "Mommy likes cupcakes too!" Jaclyn agreed. "Daddy eat cupcake!" I nodded. … Continue reading Year 3, Day 36
Three utensils in front of him, and of course my kid opts to eat cottage cheese and couscous with his fingers.
I made cookies last night, and it didn't take long for Miles to figure out where they were being kept. He also wanted to make sure his friends, one of whom you may have heard has an affinity for cookies, was able to get down on them.
This evening, as Miles was busy staying up a bit too late and having a little too much fun, he asked for a piece of cheese. I handed him a slice, and he merrily walked off, eating it.A few minutes later, he comes over to me and says, "Daddy, daddy...cheese," while pointing across the room."On … Continue reading Year 3, Day 16
Two years. As hard as it is to believe, Miles joined our family two years ago today. To say that he's the most important person in my life is really underselling it; the relationship a parent has with a child is unlike any other relationship they could have with another human being. Miles IS my … Continue reading Year 3, Day 1
Today is Jaclyn's birthday, a fact Miles was made aware of as we were leaving the house this morning. "Can you tell mommy, 'Happy birthday'?" I asked. He then proceeded to sing the entire "Happy Birthday" song to her. Not a bad way for mommy to start her birthday! The only thing Jaclyn wanted for … Continue reading Year 2, Day 339
After he finished his banana last night, Miles's babysitter correctly observed that the banana was "all gone." Miles quickly stood, stepped to the kitchen, and offered a counter-argument.