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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Play.

2011-06-28 15.02.29
I was just watering my plants minding my own business until I got pulled into a giant water fight with my middles while E napped the afternoon away and T was at golf.

I'm pretty sure we emptied almost the entire pool with the buckets we filled up splashing and throwing across the yard. We were also I'm sure a site to be seen. They at least had swim suits on, I was fully clothed and drenched!

I remind myself often that I don't always want to be the mom watching and waiting on the sidelines. I want to be playing and laughing and having all that fun too.

So today, we played.
2011-06-28 15.02.55

And then, we ate popsicles.

Doesn't get much better than a couple cute water babies, sunshine and an 80 degree day, does it?

3 Comments:

Blogger Erin said...

I love this post! What a great reminder to all the parents out there to be involved with their kids rather than always just observing from the sidelines.

June 28, 2011 at 9:27 PM  
Blogger Beth said...

That is awesome! I hope to be that kind of parent too if I have kids some day - it helps keep us young!

June 29, 2011 at 8:29 AM  
Blogger Gina said...

Sounds like a great time! That's wonderful that you did that with the kids! Way to be a fun parent.

June 29, 2011 at 8:17 PM  

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