Regular readers know I lost my coveted reading room last week after I had to fill it with all of Miles's toys. With that nightmare over, I was finally able to kick back, grab a new comic book, and -- GAH! WTF?! No, this wasn't inadvertently left behind when I returned everything to Miles's room. … Continue reading Year 5, Day 357
Year 4, Day 179
Miles went through most of his infancy without really developing a tendency to cram things into his mouth. As such, it's been surprising recently to find that Miles is suddenly very interested in sucking on all of his fingers. And even though I've been paying very close attention to this behavior and have been trying … Continue reading Year 4, Day 179
Year 4, Day 77
With a gas crisis striking the East Coast this week, Jaclyn and I are trying to pare down the amount of driving we have to do, which is only relevant because it resulted in me being the one to pick Miles up after daycare yesterday, an occasion upon which I was delivered some unexpectedly clandestine … Continue reading Year 4, Day 77
Year 3, Day 326
"I want to play a prank on Mommy." Yes, Miles put his socks in Mommy's glass.
Year 3, Day 202
Exactly when and how do we develop our senses of humor? I had hoped that parenting would have shed some light on this for me, but its frankly left me more befuddled than I was before. I can understand how children develop an understanding of what they think is funny. It all starts with the … Continue reading Year 3, Day 202
Year 3, Day 195
Pictured: the smirk of a child who just successfully forced his mother to chase him all over the place as she tried to clean his poopy butt. He's a stinker in more ways than one.