I took the boys to the Children’s Museum today for a birthday party. We spent most of the party time playing at the water table and of course the boys had so much fun. Wyatt moved around a lot and played with a variety of the water toys.
Ruslan spent . . . → Read More: Still Working on His Aim
Water Rides seem like a great idea on a hot summer day at an amusement park and there is no doubt that the water provides a cool down. However, boarding the ride you sit on a wet seat and the bottom of the “boat” is often covered in water so your feet are immediately . . . → Read More: Water Rides – Love Them or Hate Them
The past two weeks have been very, very hot. We have moved quickly from one air conditioned space to another and done our best to stay cool. The kids don’t mind the heat as much, they love being outside regardless of the weather. So we have tried to spend some time outside in the evening . . . → Read More: The Heat is On
My parents have been married for a long time – 41 years. They met during the summer of 1967 when they were both 16 at Presque Isle Beach #6 on Lake Erie. I was surprised when my mom recommended that we take the kids to the beach to play Friday afternoon and as we . . . → Read More: Presque Isle – Beach #6
Playgrounds, running around outside, playing in the pool…summer weekends. An hour or two of playing in the pool and water table and the boys will nap for hours in the afternoon – that is a good day.
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When friends of ours invited us out on their boat last weekend, I said yes immediately. A weekend afternoon relaxing on the river sounded like a great idea. Then I started to think about the potential issues – what if the boys hate/are scared of the boat? what if they freak out over the life . . . → Read More: We’re on a Boat
I have always wanted to go on the duck boat tour of Pittsburgh – land and water in the same vehicle – what’s not to love! When some other friends expressed similar feelings we made plans. Juliana was very excited about our plan as well. We met for our reservation and boarded Miss Sliberty . . . → Read More: Our First Boat Adventure of the Weekend
So many stories and pictures to share from this weekend filled with water activities. Juliana fished for the first time while we were docked near Point State Park Sunday afternoon and she caught a good sized fish right away. There was much excitement in the boat – Juliana jumping up and down, Wyatt was . . . → Read More: A Waterful Weekend
We bought a water table for the boys for their birthday and we finally have a nice weekend to enjoy it. Yesterday we assembled the pieces, filled it with water and dressed Ruslan and Wyatt in their bathing suits.
Wyatt immediately started spashing in the water while Ruslan focused on all of the new . . . → Read More: Splash! Splash!
My Mom stayed home with us when we young so we had plenty of one-on-one time with her. Since my Dad was at work all day, I loved when I would get to go on an adventure with him. As Juliana has gotten older, she has been going on adventures with my Dad – . . . → Read More: Children’s Museum with G