Friday, May 20, 2011

Unexpected Blessings

When we first arrived, one of our neighbors asked if we wanted a swing set.   We said sure and then winter happened.   Just a few weeks ago, they asked again if we were ready and then a whole pile of boys brought over this huge swingset.  It is so much bigger than I ever would have imagined and even has a slide!!!!   All we had to do was replace a few of the swings. Our kids love, love LOVE playing out here.
As you can see, Abby's favorite way to play is on the swing on her stomach.  One afternoon, she took a running start and just kept going over the swing on to the ground.  I must admit, I laughed and laughed and laughed.  (I was inside so she didn't hear me).
She also goes down the slide on her tummy since it is a very fast slide.

Getting her arm strength.  Silas trying his arms too!
Silas doesn't so much like the swing yet.  I want to get him one of those ones that they have at the playgrounds around here.  It is rubber and has 4 holes in it.  Those he loves!
Silas much prefers to just wander the yard.  He's much better at playing independently than his sister.  Although he does love his cuddle time.
Check out our lovely patio furniture  (haha....waiting for another blessing on that one AND checking craigslist one a frequent basis)


  1. I'm so glad the swingset worked out! Now you have 5 months to enjoy it before winter sets back in:)