Miles's request to play with his Christmas Play-Doh started small enough -- he only asked me to open one container of the six he received -- but of course he slowly asked for more and more. And, as all small boys must, he took the logical next step of mashing them all together into a … Continue reading Year 4, Day 305
Year 3, Day 197
We were barely a quarter mile from the house this morning when Miles said something that almost made me screech to a halt. "It a octagon!" ...what? Surely I heard that wrong. "What did you say, buddy?" "It a octagon, daddy!" We had just passed a stop sign, true, but...come on. Could my two-year-old already … Continue reading Year 3, Day 197
Year 2, Day 98
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.
Year 2, Day 23
I don't exactly know what I expected the cognitive development of a baby to look like in observable terms, but seeing how Miles interacts with the world is always surprising. This week, he's started playing with one of his new toys -- one of those wooden boxes with shapes cut out of it and various … Continue reading Year 2, Day 23