Monday, May 24, 2010

Keeping Cool

Jack LOVES to play outside. he walks to the door several times a day, points, & says "dat". that means he wants to go out & play. but the problem is, its been crazy hot the past few days. and humid. yuck. but i hate for him to be cooped up in the house all day long. so, we've been caking him with sunscreen, throwing on the swim diaper & swim trunks & heading outdoors.i usually try to take him out in the morning or late afternoons so we don't melt away.

i was thinking of buying Jack a sprinkler for the yard but the regular old hose has worked wonders for us. he loves for us to hold it so he can run through it or he will hold it himself and spray his face. he is always shocked by the cold water but he giggles & squeals in delight. so fun. i'm so glad the simple things make him happy. sweet Jovie sits in the shade in her car seat. we only play for about 30 minutes at a time b/c its too hot for Jovie & Jack. now that my in-laws have their pool open, we'll be heading over there all the time to swim, splash & wear Jack out so he'll sleep good!!

i love summer days but i gotta be honest, all this hotness makes me a little crazy. this is the first summer in 3 years that i haven't been pregnant so that will definitely make the summer more enjoyable. but i gotta be honest, i'm ready for the cool of the fall!

here are a few pics of our fun times outside:

he is adorable in that outfit!

he LOVED splashing the water everywhere!

sweet Jovie got too hot, so we had to go inside!

1 comment:

Audra Laney said...

We've been outside a lot too. Drew just cries and whines to go "ow-siiiide." I'm like you though--it's too hot! I've tried going out as soon as we eat breakfast or in the evening. Sweat and I just don't mesh!