An executive decision was made last night in the face of teething-related screaming -- Miles slept in bed with us for the first time. It took a lot of time and positivity to help bring Miles back from the brink of despair over his oral discomfort, but gradually he calmed down. And then, of course, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 197: The Teething Diaries VIII
When Miles was getting his teeth cleaned last week, the dentist remarked that it looked like his molars were about ready to start coming in. I didn't really give that warning much attention at the time, but last night it became impossible to ignore. We were about three quarters of the way through another bleak, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 144: The Teething Diaries VIII
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
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