Overheard this morning as I was getting ready for work: **THUD** Miles starts crying. Jaclyn: "That's what happens when you fight me."
It was an early morning for Miles (and mom) today, as he decided to wake up howling around 5:30 AM. Despite her best attempts to let me sleep through it, Miles clearly had other designs. Alternating between fussing and (seriously) blowing a high-pitched whistle, Miles ensured that not only were my attempts to sleep good … Continue reading Year 2, Day 108
There are some mornings where Jaclyn and I wake up to the sound of Miles crying through the baby monitor. While he tends to stop fussing as soon as one of us enters his room, it's still a less than ideal way to end a peaceful slumber. There are other mornings, however, that he wakes … Continue reading Year 2, Day 92
This morning as we were getting in the car to head out for the day, Miles became extremely grumpy and agitated. I asked him what was wrong, and he started pointing at the lawn. Specifically, he was pointing at a flower in the admittedly overgrown weeds/grass. Once I realized what he was asking for, I … Continue reading Year 2, Day 77
"Look in the bathtub," Jaclyn said after I arrived home tonight. She took Miles to daycare today, and her usual morning routine had been beset by Miles's mischievousness. Knowing Miles pretty well at this point, I almost knew what to expect before I even looked in the tub. Yep, he has started moving balls from … Continue reading Year 2, Day 21
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
This is what I wake up to on a Sunday morning: