As I was trying to convince Miles to stay home with me and let Mommy go grocery shopping in peace this afternoon, I tried a number of persuasive tactics, from guilt to bribery. But perhaps my most honest attempt was offering to work on a project together. "Come on, buddy!" I said. "Stay here and … Continue reading Year 5, Day 44
Tag: grocery store
Year 4, Day 144
Because I didn't post this the other day, Miles has completed his transformation into a diligent consumer: Why do I feel like we're going to end up with WAY more cottage cheese than we really need?
Year 3, Day 262
Miles and I had a couple errands to run after daycare today, one of which involved a quick stop at Trader Joe's to pick up some things for dinner (and, at Miles's insistence, a container of cottage cheese). As we stepped into the store, Miles tugged away from my hand. "I can do it all … Continue reading Year 3, Day 262
Year 3, Day 95
Jaclyn, coming home from the grocery store just before dinner time: "I brought you a surprise...cookies!" Me: "I'm not sure you should've told him what the surprise was before dinner..."
Year 3, Day 88
A couple weeks ago, I wrote about Miles helping his mother unload groceries. Well, he's finally bringing those groceries to the actual kitchen. Of course, he's bringing them in one at a time, but progress is progress.
Year 3, Day 74
Jaclyn came home from grocery shopping today with several bags to unload. Miles, being a dutiful son, decided to help her unpack it all... ...right in front of the door, on the opposite end of the house from the kitchen.
Year 2, Day 357
I don't particularly enjoy grocery shopping. The best relationships, though, are ones where one partner makes up for the weaknesses in the other. With this in mind, I am fortunate to have a wife who, at the very least, doesn't mind grocery shopping.That's not to say I don't pull myself up by the bootstraps occasionally … Continue reading Year 2, Day 357
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