The face when you keep taking your shoe off and you know it's driving your mother crazy.
It's ceaselessly entertaining observing Miles interacting with things that, for whatever reason, he's become transfixed by. Sure, he loves birds, balls, balloons, and cottage cheese (?? weirdo...), but one of his more unexpected and, frankly, bizarre interests is in the human belly button. The very first time he saw my belly button, it was like … Continue reading Year 2, Day 85
In which Miles feels the Bern, and also the Burn. I picked Miles up a little early today so he could join me at a Bernie Sanders rally that was, seriously, like a half mile from daycare. We got there pretty early and staked out a spot in the shade. Things went well...for a time. … Continue reading Year 2, Day 81
In which Miles is inspired by a cardboard paper towel roll to sing a song about dad...
Yesterday, I expressed relief at Miles's emerging willingness to put his feet to good use. Maybe I spoke too soon.
Whether due to teething, hunger, or general mischievousness, Miles has been getting up in the middle of the night with growing consistency. And while he always leads off with fussing from his bed, he brightens up the second we bring him into our bedroom. Sleeping should be the easiest behavior in the world for us … Continue reading Year 2, Day 67
Fake sneezing is all the rage with kids these days, it seems. Here's Miles learning how to smell flowers in the backyard.