As he sat on the couch tonight watching Paw Patrol as I cleaned up after dinner, Miles issued a common request: "Can you get me juuuuuuice?" I walked over and plopped down next to him. "Yeah, I can get you juice," I said. "But I need something first..." I expected a hug (my usual fee), … Continue reading Year 4, Day 263
Year 4, Day 102
As I was leaving Miles's room last night, I turned back and blew him a kiss. He responded by swatting the kiss out of the air. He then picked the kiss up from the bed where it had fallen and held it up. "I'm gonna throw your kiss in the trash when I wake up," … Continue reading Year 4, Day 102
Year 4, Day 50
Miles has gotten a bit ritualistic with our departure on weekday mornings. It's never enough for him to get a kiss and a hug from Mommy on his way out the door. If she even tries to let it go at that, he becomes obstinate. "Nono! I need three kisses and three hugs!" he'll say, … Continue reading Year 4, Day 50
Year 3, Day 182
As I was putting Miles to bed tonight, I leaned over for my requisite hug and kiss. As I did so, Miles reached up, grabbed both sides of my face, and turned my head to the side. Then he leaned up from his pillow and gave me a big kiss on the cheek. "AWWWWWW!" I … Continue reading Year 3, Day 182
Year 2, Day 193
I headed down to Orlando with friends today for a brief weekend in Walt Disney World and only got to see Miles for a fleeting moment before he was hurried off to daycare this morning. Thankfully, by the graces of modern technology, I was still able to see him later on. Beyond just seeing Miles … Continue reading Year 2, Day 193
Year 2, Day 131
Whatever the delivery method, be it lip contact or blowing, Miles is pretty generous when doling out kisses. However, I never expected his affection for a certain friendly neighborhood wall-crawler to warrant such generosity.
Year 2, Day 62
OMG. YOU GUYS. TODAY MILES GAVE ME A KISS ON THE CHEEK. THIS SWEET KID IS THE GREATEST.