Miles and I had a couple errands to run after daycare today, one of which involved a quick stop at Trader Joe's to pick up some things for dinner (and, at Miles's insistence, a container of cottage cheese). As we stepped into the store, Miles tugged away from my hand. "I can do it all … Continue reading Year 3, Day 262
Miles is old enough now that he can consciously take part in our annual "buy Hallmark Christmas ornaments the day they go on sale" tradition. Miles was especially happy about this year's "Cookie Monster & Gonger's Food Truck" ornament
The route to Miles's daycare takes us past Target, something Miles has become acutely aware of. This morning, as we drove through midtown, Miles pointed out of his window."It's Target," he said."Yes, yes it is," I said."I wanna go to Target.""You want to go to Target?""Yes.""Do you need something from Target?""Yes." "Why do you want … Continue reading Year 3, Day 101
In the spirit of the season, we went to Olde Mecklenburg Brewery today to stroll through their Christmas market. While Miles enjoyed following us around from vendor to vendor, his favorite part was undoubtedly the family play area. Miles's face lit up as he saw the kids of various ages running around and playing with … Continue reading Year 2, Day 292
"Go ahead," I said. "Pick out a movie," I said.
Miles and I killed some time at Target today, which turned out to be a terrible idea because that kid would not let me leave without buying a couple of Nintendo Amiibo. He does recognize the little figurines from the bookshelves at home, where a number of the tiny, frivolous sculptures are displayed. In fact, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 166
Our recent string of misfortunes left us with a car approximately the size of a footlocker. Despite this, my dad instincts would not allow me to forego obtaining a tree of a size befitting Miles's First Christmas©. With a winter storm approaching and limited time left between now and the holiday, I knew Saturday had … Continue reading Day 287: Baby’s First Christmas Tree!