Look who got his toys back today! Thank everything holy, Miles was able to make it through the remainder of the week without any other major infractions and I could finally clear his stuff out of my room. I say major infractions because there was one minor physical altercation that, when I initially heard about … Continue reading Year 5, Day 351
Year 5, Day 346
One of the things I love most about home ownership is having a space for myself and all the things I love to collect -- sanctum I can retreat to and put my feet up, throw on some music, and read for a bit. Here's what it looks like currently: And YEAH, I know you're … Continue reading Year 5, Day 346
Year 5, Day 53
This past weekend, in an effort to appease Miles's persistent desires to 1) go outside and 2) break the ever-loving s*** out of something, I pulled out one of his birthday gifts -- a gemstone digging set. Couple of things: 1) that slab, while soft enough to chip apart, is still pretty hard to hammer … Continue reading Year 5, Day 53
Year 4, Day 295
With Mommy gone for a night out this evening, Miles got a little...threatening...when asking for juice. https://videopress.com/v/pVv4sSI6?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&autoPlay=true&loop=true&preloadContent=metadata
Year 4, Day 19
DANGER, DANGER. MILES HAS FOUND THE HULK HANDS. I suddenly regret ever having purchased these.
Year 3, Day 54
We've entered the "everything's a drum" phase and WE NEED TO GET OUT OF THE HOUSE.
Year 3, Day 41
Miles has reached the "walk around the house whacking s@#$ with stick*" phase of his youth. * Or, as he calls it, "Me hammer."
Year 3, Day 2
Miles recently moved into the two-year-old class at daycare, a major transition to be sure. Even in the days leading up to the move, he was already talking about his new room, the other kids in the class, and his new teacher.While he's a bit sheepish about the new environment each morning at drop-off, he's … Continue reading Year 3, Day 2
Year 2, Day 223
Forget everything I said about compassion and friendliness yesterday -- MILES HAS DISCOVERED STICKS.
Miles channels his inner Keith Moon/Neal Peart/Animal.