When I picked Miles up from daycare today, he was lying in a crib and almost looked like he was asleep, although on closer inspection it was obvious his eyes were open. Even after I fully entered the room, which would usually elicit a big grin and outstretched arms, Miles remained motionless in the crib, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 22
We drove back to Myrtle Beach tonight in advance of Miles's BFF Audrey's first birthday party. Miles slept for most of the drive, which was great for us; unfortunately, he was wide awake once we got to my parents' house, especially once he noticed the plush bear doll on the bed.
For a kid who's still recovering from illnesses, Miles was completely wired yesterday. With Jaclyn working from home and me working a half day, all we could do was keep up with Miles, growing increasingly exhausted with every passing minute. Fortunately, he wasn't too fussy for most of the day; that is, until it was … Continue reading Year 2, Day 4
Last night was the most recent in a series of bedtimes punctuated by Miles's crying, thanks to the new tooth slowly emerging from his upper gums. We first noticed this tooth last week after a couple days of fairly persistent wailing. Often, all it takes for Miles to relax is some medicine and some cuddle … Continue reading Day 352: The Teething Diaries VII
I woke this morning to the sound of Miles's fussing piping through out baby monitor. It took me a few seconds of groggy semi-consciousness to realize that I hadn't also heard a "Can you go check on him?" coming from Jaclyn. I rolled over to find that she had already gotten in the shower, and … Continue reading Day 348
The degree to which Miles has been challenging on any given week (especially during the night) directly correlates to just how long it's been since my last shave. "Is Brian trying to grow a beard again? (Because he should really stop.)" is pretty much the new standard length. NOTE: I cannot grow a beard. Like, … Continue reading Day 299
Whether motivated by love and a desire to spend time with his parents or a gradually intensifying thirst for vengeance after being left with his babysitter for the last three nights, Miles decided it would be great for everyone to wake up for two solid hours in the middle of the night. He fussed, he … Continue reading Day 292