Miles and I have a new game we've been playing lately, primarily when we get home from daycare. To be fair, I'm not sure if Miles realizes it's a game, although he's the one who always kicks it off. "Where mommy go?" he'll ask, usually shrugging for emphasis. It's the game of finding mommy after … Continue reading Year 2, Day 274
This morning, Miles and I departed the house like any other day. Jaclyn leaned in for a kiss, Miles complied, and they both waved at each other. And then Miles pointed to Jaclyn. "Dog," he said. "What?" Jaclyn said, incredulously. "I'm not a dog! I'm mommy!" "Dog," Miles repeated. Jaclyn laughed, shrugged, and let the … Continue reading Year 2, Day 269
Miles loves his mommy. Watch until the end and you'll see one of his other great loves.
Miles waits patiently for mommy to finish her workout.
The face when you keep taking your shoe off and you know it's driving your mother crazy.
Well, what Miles lacked in crying last night he more than made up for this morning, breaking into an uncharacteristic sobbing session on the way to daycare. Normally, Jaclyn passes him to me on my way out the door, we say "Bye mommy," Miles waves, and we're off to the races. Today, upon finding that … Continue reading Year 2, Day 16
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