Miles and I went for a walk before dinner this evening, and while Miles wanted to ride on his tricycle, he also insisted on bringing this unwieldy box toy with us. I tried to talk him out of it. I explained how he was going to get tired of lugging it around. I tried to … Continue reading Year 3, Day 122
When Miles merrily emerged from daycare this afternoon, I immediately noticed something was missing. His teacher preempted the question I was about to ask. "We tried to get Miles to wear his Band-Aid, but he just kept taking it off," she said, referring to the bandage that we've been keeping over his lip. "Miles!" I … Continue reading Year 3, Day 105
When it comes to mommy and daddy talking during a TV show or trying to sing along with music, Miles has...opinions.
A reckoning is coming.Up 'til now, satisfying Miles's needs has been free of much guesswork, because we were the ones establishing so many of them. He NEEDS to brush his teeth. He NEEDS to get dressed. He NEEDS to eat his broccoli. But lately, Miles has started to vocalize his own needs. And by "needs," … Continue reading Year 3, Day 57