Taking a week off of work for my first staycation in...ever...means that I get the rare privilege of taking Miles TO daycare AND picking him up! Which also means we'll ham it up in the backseat whenever we feel like it!
I walked into daycare this afternoon, as usual, with a feeling of intense excitement. No matter what sort of day I've had, seeing Miles at the end of the day will erase any stress and replace it with unbridled joy. Our eyes met, I smiled, and Miles pointed. "Mommy!" he said. "Uh, no," I replied. … Continue reading Year 2, Day 324
Given what we hear from daycare and what we observe in the home, I've had the impression that Miles puts a little more effort into walking during the daytime (when he isn't around us). With this in mind, I attempted to do a little incognito recon today at pick-up. With the door to the toddler … Continue reading Year 2, Day 141
Today when I entered the room at Miles's daycare, I gave him my usual smile and said, "Hi, Miles!" UNusually, his response was to start barking like a dog. This kid is so weird and I hope he never stops being weird.
Yesterday's weather (and a day off for me) meant that I was not only taking Miles to and from daycare but was also shuttling Jaclyn around. While this happens pretty regularly, driving from home to pick Jaclyn up at the end of the workday provided a rare instance of getting her before retrieving Miles from … Continue reading Day 261
Picking this kid up from daycare is unfailingly the best part of my day, even when it's raining buckets and my shoes have gotten filled with water.