Look, okay? I'm not ashamed to admit that my wife packs my lunch for me every day. And sure, there are days where I open that lunchbag at noon and think, "...what the hell kind of lunch is THIS supposed to be?" but I always appreciate the energy she puts into it. Lately, Miles has … Continue reading Year 3, Day 269
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
Jaclyn picked up some new running shoes today, and Miles wasted no time removing them from their box and putting the shoes where they belong. He then brought the empty box to the back door (for transportation to the recycling bin) and carried the paper from inside the box (which it later seemed was his … Continue reading Year 3, Day 190
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.
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.
The older he gets, the more aware Miles becomes of daily routines around the house. For instance, he may not understand exactly what motivates me to get out of bed yet, but he is starting to grasp what I need once I do decide to get up. Mornings like today, when Miles is out of … Continue reading Year 2, Day 285