Year 3, Day 305: Christmas 2020 in Review

For a holiday spent in isolation, Miles's third Christmas managed to be frenetic, loud, and (fortunately) filled with joy. Christmas started early in our house, as Miles woke up at 3 AM and started yelling, "DADDY! I WANNA READ A BOOK, DADDY!" Groaning, I staggered down the hallway to his bedroom and immediately began pleading … Continue reading Year 3, Day 305: Christmas 2020 in Review

Year 3, Day 295

While I was cleaning up after dinner and Miles was (presumably) getting ready for his bath, I was summoned to Miles's bedroom. What I found upon entering was virtually every pillow, blanket, and stuffed doll from Miles's bed strewn across the floor and fashioned into a "sleigh," with Miles himself serving as Santa Claus. https://videopress.com/v/9Mkg3MfW?controls=false&preloadContent=metadataContinue reading Year 3, Day 295

Day 296: Miles’s Top Five Christmas Jams

With a child now in the picture, this season has seen us immersing ourselves in Christmas music more than ever before. And yet, despite my best attempts to get Miles to fall in love with "The Twelve Pains of Christmas" or that Bob and Doug McKenzie number, the lad has already started developing his own … Continue reading Day 296: Miles’s Top Five Christmas Jams

Day 294 — Miles v. Santa Claus: Dawn of Christmas

Today, Miles finally crossed paths with that Paragon of Presents, that Emperor of Elves, that...Holiness of Holidays (?) himself -- Santa Claus. Legion Brewing hosted Mr. Kringle for a Sunday brunch, and it was an opportunity Jaclyn and I knew we couldn't pass up. Brunch, beer, AND Santa? Everybody leaves happy! Except, of course, Miles, … Continue reading Day 294 — Miles v. Santa Claus: Dawn of Christmas