At some point earlier this week, it was brought to Jaclyn's attention that Miles could expect a gift arriving by parcel sometime this week. She made the critical error of sharing this with Miles at the time, unsurprisingly making it the object of his singular focus ever since. "Present comin'!" he's declared at all hours … Continue reading Year 3, Day 128
As I've written about previously, Miles has a complicated relationship with his regular babysitter, Lisa. As we've moved farther and farther into coronavirus isolation, Miles has had to start contending with these feelings in more visible ways. It seems he's being a bit more honest with himself (and us) now about the degree to which … Continue reading Year 3, Day 70
TFW you get a holiday postcard from your babysitter while she's traveling in Europe:
Miles got a very special piece of mail this week, confirming that he has now been added to the Federal Registry for Monitoring Youth Compliance and Petulance. In layman's terms, Miles received word from Santa that he was now a part of "the list."
We've received a ton of packages in the last two months. And when I say "we," I mean "the baby." I had honestly forgotten that Jaclyn and I were even capable of receiving mail. All that changed tonight with a friendly, boozy reminder that yes, I can still get packages! And what a package to … Continue reading Day 71