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
Not long ago, right after I completed work on Miles's nightmarish play center, I had a vision. Whether merely a fitful daydream or a grave vision of things to come, I am not certain. However, it was vivid and, I assume, the sort of thing that occurs to every parent watching their child play in … Continue reading Year 2, Day 51
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
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.
We took Miles out to get his second haircut ever today and, when faced with an hour-long wait, grabbed lunch at Urban Cookhouse beforehand. Miles is clearly feeling better today, trying as usual to get the attention of anyone and everyone around him at the restaurant. And then, someone in particular caught his eye... Within … Continue reading Day 363
Celebrating a mouth FILLED with food!