There are two things Miles absolutely loves about bedtime. One of them is reading books. Every night after his diaper change, Miles starts aggressively making the sign for "book" with his hands (or an approximation of it, at least) and pointing at the shelves over his head, requesting bedtime classics like Is Your Mama a … Continue reading Day 365
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
Celebrating a mouth FILLED with food!
Today, we took Miles to the dentist so he could get all TWO of his teeth cleaned. I had my doubts that Miles needed to see a dentist this early in life, but according to the dentist this was the "perfect time" to begin ensuring his teeth are polished and healthy. Despite a few tears, … Continue reading Day 312: Baby’s First Dentist Visit!
Miles's single, razor-sharp tooth has finally broken through and started to emerge from his gums. Squint really hard, and you can see it right above Jaclyn's finger in the picture below.
We have teeth! Or tooth, anyway. Miles has a habit, as outlined previously, of gnawing on...well...pretty much anything he can fit between his jaws. This has included fingers, both his and mine. I've generally allowed this, laughing as he slowly realized that my fingers were unsavory and eventually rejected them. However, I'm rethinking this behavior … Continue reading Day 210: The Teething Diaries V
Well, it finally happened, folks. We've had our first undeniably rough night as parents. This didn't come as a surprise though. Sunday was, by a considerable margin, the hardest day we've experienced so far. Miles oscillated between fussing and wailing all day, with very few moments of calmness or cheer. It seemed that even the … Continue reading Day 197: The Teething Diaries IV