Miles's first week in his real bed has gone very smoothly overall. Last night, though, he did wake up crying in the middle of the night. "Can you go check on him?" Jaclyn asked. "No," I answered as honestly as I could in the middle of the night, going back to sleep as Jaclyn got … Continue reading Year 2, Day 297
"I want more eggs." - Miles, uttering his first fully-constructed sentence tonight
"Did you have a good day?" I asked Miles today as I picked him up from daycare. "Well," one of his teachers said, "he had an okay day." "Oh boy," I said. I kneeled down and looked at Miles. "Why only okay?" Evidently, as one of his classmates sat eating food from a plate, Miles … Continue reading Year 2, Day 295
Sound the alarm -- Miles has now eaten his first ice cream sandwich.
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