We started Peanut in swimming lessons at the beginning of June. Unfortunately, these weren't with our favorite instructor, but Peanut still has been having lots of fun. More importantly, she has been learning a ton and is moving through the swimming levels quickly. With the aforementioned weather being so agreeable, Peanut also gets lots of practice outside of class in her own private pool--AKA Grandma and Grandpa's.
What a blessing that has been!
The other day I was pushing both little loves on their swings on the play structure and I was thinking about how much I LOVED spending time at my grandparents. More specifically, my Grandpa's. (I loved my Granny's house too, but I just had a special connection with my Papa.)
Anyhow, I loved getting to go over there. And quite honestly, Grandpa didn't have a whole heck of a lot to do--at least in terms of little kids entertainment/activities. He had some coloring books and crayons and he always had a cookie jar full of Oreos--in the lower set of cabinets, mind you. But, really, that was the extent of it. Oh, and he always let me stay up late and we watched Golden Girls together. Seriously though--those were some FUN times. The best. And at the end of the day, it was fun because it was different and it was out of the norm. And really? Grandma's and Grandpa's are just plain fun.
Now Peanut? At her G & G's, she has her choice of a swimming pool, her car, a play structure, a gravel pile (that was never intended for a "toy", but because Peanut has spent
|And yeah, Little Brother loves his fruit too.|
No wonder she asks to go over there every. single. day.
The child has it made.
With Little Brother following in his adored big sister's footsteps, I'd said she has some competition (for the endless entertainment at G & G's) catching up with her very quickly. And he already has an opinion about things as well as her her constant
Tell me I'm right!
And Mom and Dad.......all kidding aside, thank you for all you do and how you bless my family in innumerable ways.