Saturday, August 21, 2010

Slip-n-Sliding at 9AM on a Saturday!

Yes, that's what we did this morning! We got up, ate our usual breakfast of cereal then went out back to play in the water. The kids LOVED it! Good idea Paul!! Last time we brought out the Slip-n-Slide the girlies really didn't like it. I don't know if it was the water squirting them in the eyes or the not-so-hot temps or perhaps a wind blowing through. Not today. They REVELED in it! Lots of splashing, jumping, squealing, running and sliding! Very fun!

WARNING! There are a LOT of pics here. Mama just enjoyed taking pictures of the kiddos :)

Dad getting the Slip-n-Slide all set upBrielle enjoying the water spraying outBethany walking through the waterAnna crawling around in the waterAnna - "this is SOOOOOOOOO cool!!!!!!!"Bethany now crawling around ;)Suz walking through the water spraySuzan and Anna playingSuzan being silly, as usual ;)BethanyI just think this picture of Suzan is too funny. She looks like she is enjoying the water here :)Anna, thinking intently about something ;)The only picture of the 5 kids. Hey, it's the best I could get with all of them running around ;) Anna, Brielle, Suzan, Bethany and Jared (in the back, behind the water spray)Jared trying to move/shift the water spray aroundThen, Jared wanted to jump into our pool. I also thought "hey, we have grass all over us so yeah, let's jump in to 'rinse off'" ;) Jared in the pool and Anna, Bethany, Suzan and Brielle sitting on the ledge. We have a little pool "seat" area on that first step that the girlies like to sit on. And we love the Puddle Jumpers (basically a Coast Guard approved life jacket)! It keeps them a bit safer but the 2 of us are always in the pool with the 5 kids. The kids enjoy our pool! Out of all of them, Suzan is our fish in the pool! She LOVES playing "Ring Around the Otter" with Dad or Mama. She's great at blowing bubbles in the water, going or bobbing under water and kicking her legs while on her tummy or back. Go Suz!We might have to Slip-n-Slide every Saturday morning now ;)
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Anonymous said...

They look they are having a lot of fun, still not sure what Jared's costume is though will have to wait and see. I remember making Josh Ninja turtle costume, boy was the shell hard to make and a crayon costume for audrey out of felt. Glad your enjoying the nice weather with the kids. Bet they are keeping all very busy and entertained. Aunt Candy

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