Monday, June 2, 2008

We got a pool!

Before you get too excited and invite yourself over for a pool party, here are some pictures:


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Until Chickie swam in a friend’s kiddie pool last week (and LOVED it), I was under the impression that these tiny little pools just aren’t fun. Of course, now that I’ve analyzed that opinion, I realize why I held it—the last summer I used a kiddie pool, at whatever age that was, I’d outgrown it, and it was boring. But every summer before that, it was a blast!

What a great way to spend part of a summer day—Mama on the back porch reading a book with Chickie a few feet away, sliding, straining water through a colander, pouring water out of a bowl, getting out of the pool to play with the dog…just being a kid. Pretty perfect for both of us.

4 comments:

Rebecca Duncan said...

to this day, even my kids LOVE those little pools with the slides. it is the slide that entertains them! have fun!

Kristi said...

Yep! These kiddie pools are my best friend during the summer months! We just busted out 2 of them this weekend. Even with blue lips and the shakes, they had a GREAT time!! :)

SciFi Mama said...

Looks like so much fun! We set up Paige's pool Saturday morning. Even while sick, these things are great.

Sandi said...

That looks like a blast! Our little wading pool doubles as a duckpond in the winter :-). Kind of gross but very versatile!!!