One of our friend's son's turned one today, and his party was held at Jumpin Jax, an indoor play center in Lancaster, SC. Full of play mats, ball pits, and a host of shit to climb around on, it seemed tailor made for Miles's enjoyment. Of course, it was all a bit too overwhelming at … Continue reading Year 2, Day 201
Now that Miles has an El Cheapo Plastic Swimming Pool™, every day is a pool day!
It's obvious, just from reflecting on my own tendencies over the years, that children pick up a lot from their parents, from emotional responses to physical tics and behaviors. And yet, at least once a day Miles will do something that I can't help but wonder as to the origin of, as it clearly isn't … Continue reading Year 2, Day 66
"Look in the bathtub," Jaclyn said after I arrived home tonight. She took Miles to daycare today, and her usual morning routine had been beset by Miles's mischievousness. Knowing Miles pretty well at this point, I almost knew what to expect before I even looked in the tub. Yep, he has started moving balls from … Continue reading Year 2, Day 21
Miles is getting better and better at playing catch, although I think his favorite part is watching me act like a total goofball.
I woke this morning to the sound of Miles's fussing piping through out baby monitor. It took me a few seconds of groggy semi-consciousness to realize that I hadn't also heard a "Can you go check on him?" coming from Jaclyn. I rolled over to find that she had already gotten in the shower, and … Continue reading Day 348
Jaclyn: "Did you remember to give Miles his bottle?" Me: