We were fortunate to have a smooth, uneventful trip to Boston last week, but this morning's return flight was always bound to be more arduous. First, we were leaving the morning after the wedding. Second, we were staying in Cape Cod and were going to need to drive at least two hours to get to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 126
Our late night interactions with Miles typically consist of food, the occasional episode of Sesame Street, and almost always some degree of assurance that he in fact cannot see any birds right now because all the birds are asleep. Last night, Miles woke up fussing like any similar night. I stumbled out of bed to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 112
Be it blessing or curse, Father's Day weekend always brings with it the magic and exhaustion of HeroesCon. This year, with Miles finally aware enough to recognize both Spider-Man and Captain America, I was determined to spend Father's Day the way all fathers dream of -- forcing my hobbies and interests upon him in the … Continue reading Year 2, Day 111: Baby’s First HeroesCon!
It was an early morning for Miles (and mom) today, as he decided to wake up howling around 5:30 AM. Despite her best attempts to let me sleep through it, Miles clearly had other designs. Alternating between fussing and (seriously) blowing a high-pitched whistle, Miles ensured that not only were my attempts to sleep good … Continue reading Year 2, Day 108
Jaclyn has been out of town for work since Tuesday, and while I've had the services of his usual babysitter, Lisa, the last two nights while I've hosted trivia, mornings (and late nights) have been the Brian & Miles Show. Largely, it's gone well. Tuesday night was a little bumpy (but I had a feeling … Continue reading Year 2, Day 94
In his quest for independence, Miles has discovered an all-consuming desire to grasp his own eating utensils, whether or not he can actually use them productively. He was particularly cranky at bedtime tonight, clearly hungry but unwilling to accept any food that he wasn't scooping from a bowl himself. As I've grown accustomed to doing, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 74
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