We are all, to some degree, products of the environment we were raised in. I'm honestly not sure how much other parents think about this, but nothing has made me more acutely aware of this than fatherhood, where I observe Miles's assimilation of environmental characteristics in real time. Of course, these traits range from desired … Continue reading Year 5, Day 342
Year 4, Day 332
As they slowly learn how to fully utilize their environment, most kids try to figure out how to reach cookie jars or candy dishes. All my kid wants to do is eat every apple in the house in one sitting. I wish I could say this was a work in-progress, but he's actually "finished" eating. … Continue reading Year 4, Day 332
Year 2, Day 127
Miles returned to daycare today, and it honestly feels strange going through my day without him now. Our trip to Boston marked the longest sustained time I've spent with Miles since the two weeks after he was born, and it's crazy to me to reflect on just how much he seemed to grow in that … Continue reading Year 2, Day 127
It's really cool seeing how, each day, Miles becomes a little more aware of the world around him. This morning, for instance, I came out of the bathroom post-shower, and Miles's reaction looked like this: Yes, he full-on Kramered when I stepped out.