Miles and I played a spirited game of hide & seek this evening. He's getting pretty good at the "seek" half of it , at least.
Jaclyn had to leave for field work early this morning, which I was left to explain to Miles when it came time to wake him up. He was mercifully in a pretty chipper mood and seemed to take the news in stride as we went about our morning. Still, I couldn't help but notice his … Continue reading Year 3, Day 261
"No, put ALL the yoga mats on my back." This kid is about to yoga harder than anyone I've ever seen.
This morning, Miles snatched my comb off of the bathroom counter and darted off with it. Tonight I found his carefully chosen hiding place for it. That's it under the vacuum cleaner.
"I made a car!"
We all got out for a little bit today and hit up a couple parks for walking and...whatever this is. Some playground equipment is clearly designed by psychos. Perhaps the most exciting part of the excursion, however, was the time we got to spend with Miles's babysitter and the baby she is now sitting for … Continue reading Year 3, Day 215
Miles: "Oh daddy! I'm a scary monster!" The reality:
Yes, Miles actually decided to try eating my face last night. What can I say -- the kid is hyped for the new football season!
One of Miles's current favorite activities is underscored every time he issues an emphatic call to action: "We gotta solve a mystery!" I'm not sure which of the shows he watches resulted in this specific interest, but as a fan of the genre I'm delighted to know that Miles has developed an interest in the … Continue reading Year 3, Day 196
With the governor loosening some COVID restrictions this past week, playgrounds have finally reopened. Miles could not be happier about it, especially considering we were headed to a park in Black Mountain this morning. TAKE ME TO THE SLIDE! After a nice walk around the lake, Miles got to experience the joys (and initial trepidation) … Continue reading Year 3, Day 194