It's hard to believe, considering there was a time not so long ago when all of his hair was falling out, but Miles has finally gotten to a point where he's a little shaggy and perpetually disheveled. Understanding her own limitations as a hairdresser and valuing a quality haircut over most everything else, Jaclyn declared … Continue reading Day 314: Baby’s First Haircut!
He may not be remotely close to walking yet, but Miles's fine motor skills are continuing to develop at a rate that is pretty amazing to witness. Within the past few days, he has started using his hands to pick up food and put it in his mouth. Not only has he gotten pretty good … Continue reading Day 305
Miles hit another big Miles-stone™ this week. Almost as though a switch inside of him flipped , he woke up one morning and was suddenly pointing at EVERYTHING. Pictures, light bulbs (always a favorite), cars, me...he's just a pointing machine. He's even turned it into a game (beyond the "I'll just point at a thing … Continue reading Day 284
A couple days ago, I got video proof of Miles's adoration of his father. Looks like he doesn't want to play favorites after all!
I noted last week that Miles has gotten a lot bigger recently, and now I know I'm not crazy, because we've had to retire his bath pad in favor of a larger tub capable of accommodating his beefy baby legs. Given his newly-developed penchant for sitting upright on his own, this transition couldn't have come … Continue reading Day 252
"Brian, come out here! See what he's doing!" It's never easy for me to get out of bed, but Jaclyn's enthusiasm this morning all but forced me to rise from my slumber and stagger to the living room to see what, exactly, Miles had managed to accomplish this time. He's been trying to figure out … Continue reading Day 251: Learning to Crawl
Earlier this week, one of the caregivers at Miles's daycare said, "I want to show what Miles did today," a sentence that can always lead in a few different directions. Thankfully, Miles hasn't proven too destructive yet, so I hoped for the best. She sat him down on the floor, right on his butt, and … Continue reading Day 249