Monday, June 7, 2010

All About Play

We are home! We are back! We pulled in to our driveway and saw a big sign and chalk writing on the driveway welcoming baby Ryder home. I have no idea who did it, but was so happy to see it.

The first few minutes as I walked around the house I must admit it felt pretty foreign and weird (tomorrow will mark one month since we left for our vacation); but then it was quickly home and I was so glad to be here.

So today will be our first day on our own... so far so good, as Eric started a show for Alex so I could sleep some more.

And since I am trying to get back settled in I figured today is a perfect day to participate in Oswald Cuties Monday Mugs.

The theme this week is play. The few days before I had Ryder in Utah, it was all about play; when there are 6 kids 5 and under there is going to be some fun.

Games and games of red light green light.And don't forget duck, duck, goose.
And walks and runs with cousins

Getting "drinks" from the fire hydrant of course
Rolling down hillsAnd jumping off of rocks

And this all happened in about 30 minutes.

No wonder why kids tire us out.


  1. I'm so happy you're home! Yay!!! Wonderful play photos :)

  2. Man, what did they do next? Hahaha. Love the picture of Melidee drinking from the fire hydrant. She is fun.

  3. You can get anything from the "fire hydrant fountain" you know...anything from root beer to raspberry lime juice. I think in this picture I was drinking pomegranate lemonade. Hee Hee

  4. So much since these shots, the memory is a blur. Thanks for a reminder post! So so cute. And fun too!

  5. It must feel great to be home! I'm so happy for you guys!!!

    And I totally believe this all happened in 30 minutes!! Kids just burn through stuff so fast!! They look like they all had so much fun.

  6. The amount of energy kids have to burn is astouning. Good thing they're so adorable.

  7. Looks like they were having a blast!!

  8. Welcome home!!! The kids look so happy to be outside!

  9. Thanks so much for commenting on my blog today... I have enjoyed looking around your blog. It was neat to hear your story about your newest baby, I am so glad he is okay and I think he is adorable!

    I am assuming you are from Utah? I am too... South Jordan... I now live in Indiana with my husband and kids. I hope you don't mind me stalking your blog :) I have enjoyed reading through some of your past posts!


  10. Aw, it looks like so much fun! Those pics make me miss UT!
    Thanks so much for linking up on your first day alone after coming home with a new baby. I know that day was always overwhelming for me!
    Have a great week!

  11. Welcome home and enjoy lots and lots of summer play!

  12. it's crazy how much a new baby changes EVERYTHING. in a really good way;-)