Recently, Miles has started developing a fondness for mazes. Introduced to them on the back of a children's menu at some point, he now actively seeks them out, going so far as to specifically pick out food when the boxes feature mazes on the back. So when we told him he was going to a … Continue reading Year 5, Day 225
If you're going to give you kid a tablet for any amount of time, you best make sure parental locks are activated: "Pixel Gun 3D"???
Miles got a taste of victory yesterday, as he was crowned "Bingo Winner" in his class. Proof. And just what did this victory entail? Well as winner, Miles received (in his words) an orange thing that you put in a drink and then drink it. I'm not sure what exactly he was describing, but he … Continue reading Year 5, Day 173
For Miles's latest strategy in his ongoing quest to avoid eating his dinner, having determined that whining and screaming aren't means to his preferred end, he's opting for a surplus of enthusiasm and kindness. "Oh this so yummy you gotta try it," he'll say, sans punctuation and with no room to breathe, much less for … Continue reading Year 5, Day 165
Miles and I visited Video Game World tonight to peruse their current stock of used games, and Miles naturally became fixated on two not-so-great games from my childhood. And while I relented and picked up a copy of the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game for the NES, I drew a hard line in the … Continue reading Year 5, Day 104
During breakfast (technically maybe lunch?) ate Bob Evans today, Miles and I had a little "Mad Libs-esque" fun with the kid's menu/activity page. I was honestly a little disappointed that it turned out only slightly weird.
"I don't like football anymore!" Miles proclaimed the morning of Super Bowl LVI. "I like basketball now!" Hours later, while at our friends' place watching The Big GameTM, Miles demonstrated an interest in a different ball-related game. Peg-Your-Friend-in-the-Face Ball, to be specific.
Miles around 7:00 PM, finishing a post-dinner snack: "Oh Dad-dee! One Teddy Graham is hi-ding!" Me, an hour later, while cleaning up: Well I don't know what I expected...
Nintendo's Mario Kart series is famous for throwing moving obstacles at players on nearly every course. When we're playing Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, Miles manages to fill the role of "huge, moving obstacle" pretty well.
"Oh DAD-DEE! I'm a GIRL NOW!!!"