Miles picked out his own picture for his Netflix profile.
It hasn't been easy parenting while both Jaclyn and I are still working between 30 and 40 hours every week. As such, certain unsavory sacrifices have been necessary, including foregoing our parental duties periodically and allowing the television to step in and parent a bit. We agreed early in our careers as parents to avoid … Continue reading Year 3, Day 86: Miles’s Top Five Quarantine Shows
Hey! Miles sorta knows the words to the Muppet Babies (2018) theme song!
When it comes to mommy and daddy talking during a TV show or trying to sing along with music, Miles has...opinions.
Clearly, Miles has his own ideas about the appropriate location for his potty.
Frozen has dominated Miles's life, and ours, for the last month. Little did I know, however, that a savior would arrive...a savior with a long history of entertaining the Martin family. In all my desperate wishing for Miles to find an alternative to Elsa and Olaf, hoping that another cultural figure would sweep in to … Continue reading Year 3, Day 37
We're keeping a pretty low profile this weekend given the growing concerns over the coronavirus, but no fear -- this is the week Miles discovered Frozen and wants to watch it OVER AND OVER AND OVER. YES. THINGS ARE FINE. I can't say I'm surprised, given the fact that Miles still hasn't let Christmas go … Continue reading Year 3, Day 18
NBC's The Voice is back for a new season, which means our Monday night ritual of having The Voice on in the background while we clean up and get Miles ready for bed has also returned.The more he watches the show, the more Miles gets into it. He sings along as performers take the stage, … Continue reading Year 2, Day 364
Typically, when Miles wakes up in the morning, he'll start requesting to watch something on TV. "Elmo." "Daniel." "Mickey!" These are common requests. But today he indicated that he wanted to watch something different. "What do you want to watch?" Jaclyn asked him. "Uh-fuhbuhl!" he replied, pointing at the TV. Yes, only now, at the … Continue reading Year 2, Day 320
When one of your idols fills in for Vanna on Wheel of Fortune.