Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Spring Fun!

This season is always so jam packed and crazy busy in our lives with the end of school, Spring sports, and both boys' birthdays within a month of one another.  Keeping track of our memories here always gets way behind.  For now, here is some of the Spring fun we've had the last few weeks:

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At the end of April, we broke out the water table. 

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This boy still cannot get enough of water. 
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Turn around for a second and this is what happens!
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Time to dry off and warm up after playing in the freezing cold water. 
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One morning, Brody and Mommy watched a Mommy and baby bunny playing in the backyard. 
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The baby was there first and just sat still for a long time.  The mommy came out and joined the baby. 
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About as cute as the mommy and baby pandas we saw at the zoo.
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Sweet bunnies. 
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Brody took back one of his birthday presents that he already had and got to pick this little wading pool out at Target for his birthday. It is a big hit.  We haven't left it on the grass because we don't want it to kill it.  It now lives on the deck and will hopefully provide lots of summer fun if we can keep the mosquitoes away.  Sigh. 

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Evan even enjoyed it. 

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If you hook up the hose to it, it can spray water all around the sides and onto the slide. 
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Brody had been watching it out the window all day after Daddy put air in it. 

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Well, the little slide didn't collapse on the big 7 year old so I guess that is a good sign. Brody was playing the little ring toss game. 
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Brody preferred to help his little whale friend go down the slide. 

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His turtle friend was his favorite though, and he took very good care of it. 
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Helping Mr. Turtle down the slide. 
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Silly boy covered the whole slide. 
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Brody needed a little help to push himself up onto the slide.  It didn't have steps back there.  
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Big brother gave him a push. 
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Making a splash head first.

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Putting his turtle to "night night." 

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Does anyone know why they don't make little boys' swim trunks with real draw strings to help hold them up?  They just have a decorative one that doesn't go all the way around their waist, and this is what happens to most of them.  Thank goodness for the swim diaper, or he would be mooning everyone at the pool. 
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Big brother wanted more water on the slide so Brody helped him out. 

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I love this shot of him on his tummy although it wasn't on purpose.  He slipped and fell and just laughed. 

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Mommy helped him down the slide. 
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Happy face = Success
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Love it! 
So that about wraps up the last month of our Spring fun with exception of lots of Saturdays and weeknights at the baseball field.  Baseball season has ended though so after our team recognition party this Friday night, we will have a lot more free time for fun! 
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  1. We just put our water table up this past weekend and the kids have been loving it!!! Even Sam :)

    You are so lucky to have bunnies in your backyard. All we get are non-exciting squirrels.

    And I have the same question about boys' swimsuits. Those decorative strings are useless when real ones would be soooo helpful. Blah.

    Enjoy your free time as baseball season ends.

  2. Wow, I bet Brody sleeps really good after all that playing. Love this!

  3. Okay I'll take one of each of the water toys your boys have :). hahaha :).

  4. That is an awesome little pool. I love the little slide for it. Can you believe that we just got out our water tables today? I actually think I forgot about them because they were on the side of the house where I never go. We'll have to pack in a lot of play really fast because it a few weeks it will be too hot for it. Ugh.


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