Miles was really excited to let me know he had personally packed a special surprise in my lunch bag. I've gotta hand it to him -- he may have a lot of learning to do about appropriate behavior, but he's always willing to share even his most coveted snack treats.
Miles has largely grown out of having "accidents," but when he does have them he's pretty self-conscious about them. "Uh, Daddy," Miles said this evening. "I pee-peed in my pants." "What? Miles, no!" I groaned. Why didn't he just walk to the bathroom? "Well it was just a little!" I rolled my eyes and decided … Continue reading Year 5, Day 175
Vaguely recalling something Jaclyn had mentioned last night about needing to stop by Target, and finding myself with a little time to kill between the day job and the evening job, I stopped by Target this evening just to see if I happened to run into my family. While I assumed it would be easy … Continue reading Year 4, Day 208
As Miles clambered into the car after daycare today, he insisted on holding onto his lunch bag. "There's a surprise in there!" he said sneakily. I stepped around and took my own seat, and Miles persisted. "It's a seee-cret!" "Okay Miles," I said, playing along. "What's in your lunch bag?" Before... ...and after! "Look!" he … Continue reading Year 4, Day 176
After a long day of work, I made my evening intentions clear to Jaclyn -- I was going to the comic shop. Due to the aforementioned day of work, I wasn't able to get out the door before Miles got home from daycare. "Miles wants to go to the comic shop with you," Jaclyn revealed … Continue reading Year 3, Day 330
Mommy brings Miles a surprise from the store (a Halloween pumpkin) in three photographs.