Some families chart the growth of children with notch marks on the wall. We just stand the kid next to the trash can.
For days, our nights have been punctuated by shrieking, uncertainty, and general restlessness. Miles wakes up screaming, but doesn't want to leave his bed. He wants food, yet he refuses to eat. He wants to see Elmo, but rejects the monstrous Muppet immediately. It's left Jaclyn and I at our wits' ends. And now the … Continue reading Year 2, Day 169
Miles has now reached a height that he can crane his neck and peer at me from his car seat. This is a source of seemingly endless amusement for him, as I'll call out for him then watch* as he maneuvers so his eyes can peek out over the top of the seat. His eyes … Continue reading Year 2, Day 88
After excitedly telling Miles's daycare about his encouraging walking progress this week, they shared a video with us today so we could get a glimpse of how well he's been doing with them. I'm not sharing it here since other children are in the video, but it involves Miles holding onto a walker and stepping … Continue reading Year 2, Day 79