If you ask Miles to name his favorite Family Movie Night viewing experience, he'll tell you (and I could NOT be prouder of this) that the best movie he's seen so far is Hayao Miyazaki's classic My Neighbor Totoro. He loves it so much that he still brings up moments from the film on a … Continue reading Year 5, Day 229
We ordered a travel car seat for our upcoming vacation, and Miles made short work of repurposing the box it came in, turning it into a rocket. Or a "rocckoket," as it were.
It warms my Star Wars-loving heart to see Miles look at his distorted reflection in my car door and say, "Look! I'm Cad Bane!" Whatever you say, kid!
According to Miles, he's "built a McDonald's" and he "lives there." They also serve bagels at this one, I'm told.
"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