"Look!" he said merrily, demanding my attention. "I made a mountain!" Bad news when, like me, all you want is a drink from the fridge. When is this kid going back to daycare??
When I picked Miles up from daycare yesterday, he actually leapt out of the door and declared that he was a monkey. Like it was some sort of revelation or something.
A couple weeks ago, when I was trying to explain that I had just bought movie tickets for only the second time in over a year, I found myself trying to explain what a "movie theater" is to Miles. Of course he immediately wanted to go (anything to avoid school), but I explained that he … Continue reading Year 4, Day 117
As children with overactive imaginations are wont to do, Miles has started talking about some sort of ghoulish figure plaguing his thoughts. At first, he "saw him in the window," then he was "in the closet." Miles has even yelled his name to us when running around the house playing, as though the mere mention … Continue reading Year 4, Day 76
When I asked Miles what he was building with all of these boxes, he replied, "My drums." The Young Neil Peart Adventures
"I made a house. This is my house now." - Miles
"I made a car!"
We received a shipment in a long, narrow box a couple days ago, and Miles has been extremely eager to open the package. I thought he just wanted to see what was inside, but I was a fool. Yes, what he really wanted to do was build his own porta-john. The box has taken several … Continue reading Year 3, Day 145