In which Miles is inspired by a cardboard paper towel roll to sing a song about dad...
Miles has fought using the bottom of his feet in any practical way for months now, resorting screaming, falling to his knees, or crawling away from us as quickly as possible in a never-ending quest to avoid personal growth. But today, Miles finally took a step in the right direction. Normally, when held by the … Continue reading Year 2, Day 70 – Operation: Babywalk Update!
Miles seems to have reached a turning point lately in his ongoing relationship with Lisa, his babysitter. Although he still fusses occasionally as we leave him on the nights when she's helping us out, he's become more and more acclimated (dare I say...enthused?) to having her there (perhaps because she almost immediately takes him outside … Continue reading Year 2, Day 40
Celebrating a mouth FILLED with food!
With the holidays and our babysitter's travels across Europe, it's been a few weeks since Miles has seen his Tuesday night caretaker. As I've mentioned before, his reaction to seeing his babysitter tends to be a mixed bag. He's come to recognize her appearance in his life with a sense of existential dread -- quickly … Continue reading Day 324
In light of the holiday and our trip to Rochester, it has been nearly two weeks since Miles last attended daycare. In that time, we've shared highs and lows, laughs and tears, and I think Miles and I in particular really strengthened our bond in that time. It's really something to have someone in your … Continue reading Day 282