You know what's more jarring and unnerving than hearing Miles suddenly start wailing in the middle of the night? Hearing him unexpectedly start laughing in the middle of the night. Chilling.
Until our move last week, Miles has spent his nights sharing a room with us. While there's something really wonderful about hearing him breathing or rolling over during the night, Jaclyn and I were both ready to reclaim our space (and give Miles room to accommodate all of his stuff). Now that Miles has his … Continue reading Day 233: Sounds of the Night-time IV
Every day, Miles gets closer and closer to crawling. He's gotten good at using his arms to position his body and pivot himself, but getting his legs to work in service of his overall mobility has been a tougher hurdle to jump. Specifically, he can't quite seem to get his leg bent under his body...at … Continue reading Day 219
Miles's typical afternoon look after his ride home from daycare:
It seems like Miles's muscle control and dexterity are improving exponentially with each passing day. He's able to grab objects, move his body to snag items that are beyond his reach, and pass items from hand to hand. Over the last week, Miles has really gotten into smacking things. His leg, his belly, my face...he … Continue reading Day 185
Knock on wood, but it looks like Miles's "wailing in his sleep" phase has come to an end. He's slept amazingly well this week (and subsequently, Tuesday night notwithstanding, so have mom and dad!), and he's woken up each morning looking refreshed and ready for the day.
Baby Miles, moments after arriving home from daycare. This cat can't even stay awake for a diaper change!