Miles has once again produced a turd worthy of bestowing a name upon. As he sat there on the potty, he said, "The Giant's comin'." 19) The Giant Imagine a half-pound, all-beef patty, simmering in its own juices for hours before plopping down in a perfectly round, flattened mass before you. Now imagine the beef … Continue reading Year 3, Day 318: Poop Update 14!
This evening, during his typical witching hour, Miles took a break from his hyperactive tear around the house and said, "I need to go potty." It was an impressively lucid moment at a time of day when even the suggestion that Miles go to the bathroom is usually met with an emphatic, and loud, refusal. … Continue reading Year 3, Day 293
After I got Miles out of bed this morning, I ducked into the bathroom while he occupied himself in the living room. While I was in there doing by business, one of Miles's bath toys -- a bucket that had been affixed to the bathtub wall with a suction cup -- suddenly came loose and … Continue reading Year 3, Day 251
Maybe it was something we both ate, but Miles and I both had some bathroom-related challenges this evening. What made Miles's particularly challenging is that, five minutes after being asked if he needed to use the potty, Miles had an accident in his britches. Once I had liberated him from the soiled clothes and plopped … Continue reading Year 3, Day 248
Miles has come to accept that the first order of business every morning after getting out of bed is to hit the potty. What we've had to learn to accept, meanwhile, is that it's less like a bathroom trip and more like an early morning board meeting. One-by-one, Miles will insist on bringing along all … Continue reading Year 3, Day 232
In which Miles trolls me while sitting on the potty. https://videopress.com/v/00d2a6GL?preloadContent=metadata
During dinner, Jaclyn asked Miles if he needed to go potty."No!" he exclaimed reflexively. Then, in an apparent moment of enlightenment, "...I need to go potty."Jaclyn rushed him to the potty and he sat down, bits of food still on his fingers. Jaclyn grabbed a napkin and started wiping him off. "I got food on … Continue reading Year 3, Day 168
As Miles has gotten older (and as evidenced in the previous installment of this ongoing catalogue), he's getting pretty good at naming the various styles of poop he's contending with. This one showed up last night.18) Monkey Poop I'm not sure why we're going with "monkey," but Miles seems pretty confident about it. Brought on … Continue reading Year 3, Day 167: Poop Update 13!
Miles tries to "make good use" of all the toilet paper he pulled off the roll.
We received a shipment in a long, narrow box a couple days ago, and Miles has been extremely eager to open the package. I thought he just wanted to see what was inside, but I was a fool. Yes, what he really wanted to do was build his own porta-john. The box has taken several … Continue reading Year 3, Day 145