Miles really loves pointing out facial features on himself and others ("Eyes!" "Nose!" etc). Sadly, it appears he's still learning how each of these uniquely function, as he tried eating pasta with his eyes and forehead last night.
Miles has hit a new milestone recently, as he's started using two-word sentences to communicate with us. So far we've heard, "More egg," and (of course), "Need Elmo*," but I'm frankly a little surprised (and relieved) that we haven't heard, "Hell no," yet. * We're going to have to start clarifying "wants" vs. "needs" soon … Continue reading Year 2, Day 258
After seeing a rousing success with the event last year, we held another Dipsgiving at our house today, again inviting a bevy of rogues and ne'er-do-wells into our home to provide and partake in a bounty of Thanksgiving-inspired dips. Once again, the attendees did not disappoint. Much more mobile this year than last, Miles couldn't … Continue reading Year 2, Day 257: Dipsgiving 2019
Miles's babysitter has returned from a trip to Austria, and she came bearing the greatest of gifts -- savory Austrian meatstuffs.
I have been, throughout my life, fairly obsessed with cleanliness and order. Some folks, myself included, felt like parenthood could be a hard transition for me based solely on this tendency. How easy was it going to be for me to alter my expectations? Or would madness simply envelop me? As with most things, parenthood … Continue reading Year 2, Day 235
Dinnertime at the Martin's house, in a GIF. Guess who I am in this metaphor?
Miles CANNOT make it through ONE meal without blanketing the floor in food. On a note that I'm SURE is TOTALLY unrelated, he really loves Cookie Monster.