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
Far and away, the best moment of my weekend was Miles pointing to me at bedtime, reaching out for my hand, and walking over to his room to read a book together.
In the last week, we've seen Miles start climbing to his feet, standing unassisted, bending over and picking up objects, and -- of course -- walking. This has sent Miles at long last from the infant room at daycare to the toddler room, and today saw him reach the final milestone in his journey to … Continue reading Year 2, Day 142 – Operation: Babywalk Concludes!