Year 4, Day 70

Miles excitedly stepped out of daycare this afternoon to greet Jaclyn at pick-up. "Happy Mother's Day!" he said proudly, holding out the gifts he had acquired and/or created for her. Jaclyn's heart was warmed, and Miles reveled in her joy for just a moment before declaring that he wanted the gifts back.

Year 4, Day 3: Miles’s Third Birthday – Part 3

Miles enjoyed his third (?!) consecutive day of birthday celebrations today with a tiny soiree involving a select few invitees and what is frankly the most amazing cake I've ever seen. It's humbling in the sense that I will never be this good at ANYTHING. The exclusive guest list included Miles's aunt and uncle... ...and … Continue reading Year 4, Day 3: Miles’s Third Birthday – Part 3

Year 4, Day 1: Miles’s Third Birthday – Part 1

More than any previous year, Miles is acutely aware that today is his birthday. It is perhaps for this reason that he was absolutely wired all day, rendering Jaclyn's attempt at working moot. As the day wound down, we decided to attempt soliciting some basic compliance with the promise of a couple birthday presents. It...didn't … Continue reading Year 4, Day 1: Miles’s Third Birthday – Part 1