Saturday, July 16, 2011

Still jumping, after all these years...

You know, it just occurred to me...

I just hit "publish" on the Jumperoo post below and then returned to my big sea of "blog these when you have time" photos and there was the video I referenced a couple of days ago about our daring backyard pool Splashini.

So, without further ado, here is Josie - still jumping like crazy - all these years later.  And I gotta say, there's a quote at the end of this if you turn it up that totally sums up Josie.

My brave little mama! She totally tweaked her ankle on the grand finale, and fighting tears, says "that was a big rad move" and climbed right back up to jump again - limping and all.  (Be careful sweet girl. Your injuries appear to hurt your mama way more than they hurt you.)

Jumperoo, Take Two!

For those of you who have been around from the beginning, you might remember Sweet Baby Josie loving her Jumperoo. Bea has officially (and already?!) outgrown the swing, so we decided to give the old Jumperoo a polish & shine and let Beatrice give it a whirl. She's still a little young for it, but it's something new and she likes being vertical. She's not bouncing in it yet, but I know she will one day. Heck, it's gotta be somewhat genetic right?

Here is Josie "showing Bea what to do" (which was a lump-in-the-throat moment since that video above seems like it just happened last week and not almost four years ago):

Um, she is wearing clothes although she looks totally naked. 
 And here is Beatrice carefully listening to her big sister's instructions, which included showing Bea a video on my phone of her jumping in the jumperoo. Hilarious.

 And Bea - quite pleased with herself - and looking quite a bit like her sister at this age if I do say so myself: