"I'm not gonna take a nap at school," Miles declared, unsolicited, as we drove to daycare this morning. "Oh you don't think so, huh?" I replied, exceedingly skeptical. "Mommy said I don't have to," Miles said, digging out his current catchphrase. I decided to call his bluff. "Should we call Mommy and see what she … Continue reading Year 4, Day 279
Tonight, in an attempt to squeak in one bit of joy before the world grinds to a halt again, Jaclyn and I attended our first concert since the Before Times, finally seeing Alanis Morissette and Garbage after the show was postponed in June of 2020. Despite the looming danger of the Delta Variant, we were … Continue reading Year 4, Day 177
There are some days that Miles goes without a nap and then, right around dinner time, he staggers over to the couch and does this: Our response is unified and immediate: "Oh NO you don't! You're not taking a nap NOW!"
Today's naptime in the Martin household went absolutely swimmingly. https://videopress.com/v/2B3mTXrH?preloadContent=metadata
Full disclosure: managing two (relatively) full work weeks while taking care of Miles has been extraordinarily challenging. Jaclyn and I have done a fair job of tag teaming and offering relief when needed, but I will absolutely admit that, due to the number of meetings students I have in a given day, I am usually … Continue reading Year 3, Day 66
This afternoon we tried to coax Miles into taking a nap or, at the very least, staying in his room for some quiet time. This was his rebuttal.
OH HOW NICE FOR YOU. #nosleepformomanddad #threehournap #cheerful
Rough day at the office.