The initial reason we came to Rochester this week was for a wedding, but fate can lead us in unexpected directions. Jaclyn's grandmother passed away on Thanksgiving, which suddenly meant that this trip was going to involve another, more somber family event. Miles is a relatively happy kid and he obviously had zero context for … Continue reading Day 278: Baby’s First Funeral
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!
As Miles has started babbling more and more, it's become a race to see exactly which sound (of the only two really important ones) he'll make first: "da-da" or "ma-ma." Which parent won? Let's go to the tape!
Miles woke up a bit fussy last night, so I got up and held him a little before setting him back down in his Pack 'n' Play with some toys. At this point, his crying turned into...well, give it a listen.
Jaclyn had a salon appointment tonight, which didn't sound like a particularly fun way for Miles and me to spend our evening. I clearly underestimated Miles's affinity for plush leather chairs.
Our new place may not feel like much of a home yet, but that hasn't stopped Miles from having a blast with it. If nothing else, he's a big fan of the acoustics in the house. With sparse objects around and nothing on the walls, Miles has discovered that his voice will bounce around whatever … Continue reading Day 225
Miles has now met Pooh Bear, and this video perfectly captures his reaction when meeting anyone new: 1) size up, 2) make whale noises, 3) touch, 4) attempt to devour.