Me: "Miles, if you don't get out of that box, I'm going to seal it up and send it to Grammy and Papa." Miles: "Okay. Do it." Always trying to call my bluff...
Dear God, why did I voluntarily introduce this child to slime??? That look in his eyes... I've made a huge mistake.
After yesterday's high-stress adventure, we tried to take things a little easier today with a trip to the park. Never one to relax for too long, Miles took a page out of his grandfather's playbook and went squirrel hunting. Albeit with a stick instead of a BB gun. He also reconnected with his old friend … Continue reading Year 4, Day 219
There was a time, not so long ago, when I had a comb. I hadn't seen it in days...until Miles busted into the bathroom and started "pew-pew"ing me with it, like it was a magic wand or something. Yeah, not sure I'm getting that thing back at this point.
We all got up bright and early today so Jaclyn could participate in her first 10K (!), Charlotte's Around the Crown race. Miles in particular was really excited to go...until he learned that he wasn't going to be able to run with Mommy. He took the news predictably well. Nevertheless, once the race started and … Continue reading Year 4, Day 191
It's hard enough getting Miles to settle down and control himself for one social outing. Today, we had to do it twice, as we had two weddings to attend on the same day! Fortunately (and this is a big asterisk), the first one -- for our friend Melanie -- was attended virtually via Zoom, since … Continue reading Year 4, Day 190: Double Weddings!
Miles delights in messing with mommy via the security camera.
Miles repeatedly threw his sock under the entertainment center today. As soon as I'd fish it out and turn away, I'd hear scampering and laughing, then sure enough, the sock was right back under there.
When I picked Miles up from daycare yesterday, he actually leapt out of the door and declared that he was a monkey. Like it was some sort of revelation or something.
Master of the Road.