Monday, July 6, 2009

Baby it's cold...in the pool.

While the weather was perfect for hanging out outside, it did not cooperate to warm the pool up during our visit to the in-laws over the weekend. (is it just me, or does it not feel at all like July??)

Jake was all about the pool from afar (running toward it, yelling "wa-wa! wa-wa!") every time we were outside and signing more. He even loved to splash in it with his hands:



Since he was so enthusiastic about it, we figured we'd give it a shot. We put him into his swim attire, slathered him up with sunscreen, put one toe into the water & he screamed. FAIL.

The good news is, he was content to just sit in his boat on the pool deck. Yep, just sit there and rock the boat. (We found out today that the boat has been recalled, along with many others made by the same company...moms, you might want to check your kids floaty toys!)



A few days later, he also enjoyed splashing in the water on a slip & slide. That was as close to swimming as he got all weekend. Hopefully at the beach in August he'll get his chance.....

2 comments:

Life with Pog said...

Meg is suddenly freaked out about her bath. We didn't even attempt swim class tonight. Crazy babies!! :) When did Jake become such a big boy? He looks so grown up!

rubyslippers said...

He looks so cute sitting in his boat on the deck chillin'! He even looks like he has a farmers tan too, even cuter!

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