"Daddy look!" he said, proudly holding a drawing up for me to see. "I made a real-life treasure map." My immediate fear: did he bury something of mine somewhere?
Year 5, Day 225
Recently, Miles has started developing a fondness for mazes. Introduced to them on the back of a children's menu at some point, he now actively seeks them out, going so far as to specifically pick out food when the boxes feature mazes on the back. So when we told him he was going to a … Continue reading Year 5, Day 225
Year 4, Day 83
As mentioned in yesterday's post, today brought with it an unexpected family trip to Charleston to visit Miles's Papa (Jaclyn's father) in the hospital. As we approached the usual "witching hour" and Miles started getting punchy, we parted ways with the rest of the family and walked back to our hotel. The hotel was a … Continue reading Year 4, Day 83
Year 3, Day 200
Miles found a piece of cardboard today and immediately wanted to start hitting things with it. But knowing how much he's interested in pirates and treasure, I decided to try redirecting his predilection for physicality into something a little more constructive. "Hey! Let's make a treasure map!" Despite my best efforts to talk him out … Continue reading Year 3, Day 200