We headed back home this morning after a restful Thanksgiving in Lake Lure. And after Miles got a little more bonding time with Pickles. Miles was not happy about the prospect of leaving. As we were getting packed up, he asked, "We goin' on an adventure?" "We are going on an adventure!" I confirmed, foolishly … Continue reading Year 3, Day 278
We all got out for a little bit today and hit up a couple parks for walking and...whatever this is. Some playground equipment is clearly designed by psychos. Perhaps the most exciting part of the excursion, however, was the time we got to spend with Miles's babysitter and the baby she is now sitting for … Continue reading Year 3, Day 215
When mommy's away...
Tonight, Miles retrieved TWO yoga mats from our bedroom, laid them out on the living room floor, and started...well...see for yourself.
Miles loves his mommy. Watch until the end and you'll see one of his other great loves.
This is what happens when Miles is given the freedom to explore my sanctum on his own terms.
Testing the limits of how far away from us we'll let him walk during brunch this morning.
Miles goes dog hunting at Sycamore Brewing.
Miles went to his friend Zachary's first birthday party today, and while Zach had his first encounter with a full year of existence, Miles was busy having his first encounter with a bounce house. He followed this experience by going down the slide by himself, nailing the dismount, and then, no longer needing us, setting … Continue reading Year 2, Day 159
He may have only recently become comfortable on his feet, but Miles is already steering his elephant with uncanny precision. He makes hairpin turns, squeaking past most corners with just enough space to avoid running into the wall, backs up when needed, and parks nicely too. In short, he's already a better driver than his mother.* … Continue reading Year 2, Day 148