It was raining pretty heavily when I picked Miles up from daycare today, so I tossed him in the car then climbed in to take off his coat and get his belt buckled. I almost never do this from inside the car, and getting his coat off quickly turned into an impromptu tickling session.
The sound of this kid's laughter is the best thing in the world (and absolutely more entertaining than Super Bowl LIII! More like Super Bowl ZZZ, amirite???).
In light of the holiday and our trip to Rochester, it has been nearly two weeks since Miles last attended daycare. In that time, we've shared highs and lows, laughs and tears, and I think Miles and I in particular really strengthened our bond in that time. It's really something to have someone in your … Continue reading Day 282
You know what's more jarring and unnerving than hearing Miles suddenly start wailing in the middle of the night? Hearing him unexpectedly start laughing in the middle of the night. Chilling.
Since he was born, Miles has had a rechargeable, egg-shaped nite lite that we've used from time to time (i.e., when it's actually charged) to avoid leaving him in pitch black room at bedtime. I came home the other day to find that it now had a face on it. I had no idea how … Continue reading Day 239
An attempt at crawling quickly devolves into a tickling session.
Today gave me a reminder of just how far Miles's leg strength has come and how quickly he can move when properly provoked. Every time I change Miles's diaper or get him dressed, there is a play period that lasts several minutes which typically involves tickling, raspberries, dancing...anything that gets Miles laughing. Today, as I … Continue reading Day 209