It was a rainy morning this week when Miles and I were wondering how to get to the car without getting too wet. "Wait!!" Miles exclaimed. "I know!!!" The only thing that makes this kid happier than splashing in puddles is getting the chance to try out his new Paw Patrol umbrella!
Miles was sitting next to me on the couch just before bedtime. "Can I have a drink?" he asked. "You want to finish your apple juice?" I said, referring to the juice box he got at dinner but never finished. "No," Miles said, "because I might spill it." I was pretty impressed by his self-assessment … Continue reading Year 4, Day 228
Tonight was...not great. Mommy had work to be doing, daddy just wanted to finish his dinner, and Miles was trapped in that hellish point in the day where he's too tired to stay up but too unwilling to go to sleep, resulting in crying fits where nothing we did, regardless of how explicitly we conformed … Continue reading Year 3, Day 244
As his ability to climb to his feet has grown meteorically, so too has Miles's desire to reach heretofore unreachable parts of the house. Today, he started employing a new strategy in his quest to get on the couch without parental aid. This toy desk is typically kept beside a shelf in the living room. … Continue reading Year 2, Day 104
When faced with a series of openings, each capable of accommodating only a single shape, Miles takes the lazy man's approach. My son, the problem solver.
MILES HAS BREACHED THE WALL. REPEAT, MILES HAS BREACHED THE WALL.