"I. Want. JUICE!" Miles demanded today, skipping right over the part where he asks nicely and we suggest something else before agreeing to give him some juice. A little taken aback, I tried to remind Miles of proper etiquette when making such a request, specifically the use of the "P-word." "Miles, in this house we … Continue reading Year 4, Day 102
Tonight, as we were winding things down for the evening: From the staircase, I called, "C'mon, buddy! It's time to get ready for bed!" Miles was silent and motionless in front of the television, sucking down some juice. "Hey," I said, a bit less playfully, "I'm looking at YOU." Miles pulled the cup away from … Continue reading Year 4, Day 91
What you get when Miles helps put away groceries... At least some of it is in the right...room?
How do I know when my son means business? When the sound of his voice yelling, "I need juice, BRIAN!" comes from the kitchen.
For some reason (I have no idea why, and I've honestly been too afraid to ask), Miles has been referring to his juice as "Daddy Juice." "I want Daddy Juice!" he'll declare. The type of juice is unimportant -- just whatever type we currently have in the fridge.Of course, Miles had been using the term … Continue reading Year 3, Day 166