Miles was definitely an...active kid tonight after we got home. He went from attempting to eat the gravel in the fireplace to, as seen in the video below, eating actual food while also faux-conducting John Williams's score for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And then he did something that I've been trying, unsuccessfully, to capture … Continue reading Day 316
He may not be remotely close to walking yet, but Miles's fine motor skills are continuing to develop at a rate that is pretty amazing to witness. Within the past few days, he has started using his hands to pick up food and put it in his mouth. Not only has he gotten pretty good … Continue reading Day 305
This is what it looks like when I project my hopes and expectations onto my child.
We arrived back in Myrtle Beach late last night for the holiday weekend. I knew that Miles wasn't going to be able to really get the most out of his very first Thanksgiving, but there enough generally pureed dishes (mostly centered around potatoes of one sort or another) that he was at least able to … Continue reading Day 270: Baby’s First Thanksgiving!
Last night, we hosted a "friendsgiving" event called Dipsgiving, the goal of which is to strip away some of the formality (and silverware) of traditional Thanksgiving dishes by turning them all into dips. I wasn't sure exactly how the event would turn out, but I'm fortunate to have a ton of friends who really threw … Continue reading Day 266: The First Dipsgiving
It's interesting seeing the qualities that, whether by observation or genetic disposition, Miles has inherited from us. One of my favorites is his penchant for dancing when taking a particularly satisfying bite of food, which he clearly got from his dad.
Guys, when the heck did my kid get so huge? Jaclyn took Miles with her to the grocery store yesterday and was gone for maybe two and a half hours, but by the time she got back I swear Miles had grown like a foot. After she placed him on his changing pad, I suddenly … Continue reading Day 246