While he's always giggled a little at his own sneezes, Miles has discovered that there are few things more hilarious than a full-bodied adult sneeze. After I was beset by a series of such sneezes last night, Miles started actually mocking me. Watch until the very end to see him ask for food, then immediately … Continue reading Year 2, Day 63
I alluded to this in a previous post, but Miles has become increasingly conditional about the circumstances under which he eats. It's gotten to the point that he won't even allow us to feed him, closing his mouth and turning his head unless he is not only holding the utensil but is also putting food … Continue reading Year 2, Day 56
Jaclyn has been pretty sick today, and I've had to cover for her in common affairs of the home, getting Miles up and dressed this morning, racing home at lunch to bring Jaclyn some much-needed supplies, and going out after trivia tonight to obtain Easter eggs and candy for a party at daycare today. By … Continue reading Year 2, Day 52
Miles has, distressingly, gotten to the point that he will barely accept food that we feed him, wanting instead to snatch the fork or spoon and feed himself. While he generally delights in this process... ...he's also not particularly good at doing yet without making a mess. Cleaning a bulk of Miles's food off the … Continue reading Year 2, Day 48
Yesterday was pretty rainy, and although that weather scuttled our plans to take Miles to a petting zoo today, we still tried to get a little time with animals in during our remaining time in Virginia, from the requisite bird watching... ...to introducing Miles to the majesty (and no fear public pooping) of horses. And … Continue reading Year 2, Day 47
We drove up to Massanutten Resort in Virginia yesterday for a brief weekend getaway. While we hoped this would provide some rest and respite from work, daycare, and laundry, I had one singular goal today: Jaclyn and Miles were predictably thrilled about this. Still, once the Episode IX panel was over, we were free to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 46
Tonight, we made perhaps the biggest mistake of our lives as parents thus far -- we introduced Miles to ice cream and have, without a doubt, created a monster.