Friday, July 26, 2013

Just When You Thought.....

There is no way I could do another post about swimming, but youre wrong...I'm BAAAAAACK!

Carso and his teacher Miss Emily. I must say these kids do a fantastic job.

This is the first time that his teacher let go of his hands and he was all out there by himself with the floatie belt on. He was not feeling it as you can tell.

But here's the thing about my Carso. He got out and ran to me. We talked about being afraid and how it's ok to be afraid. And that everyone is afraid when they do things for the first time. Then I said "You want to get out there and try again?" He looked at me and said, "Yeah I do."

Unlike Carson's class which has dwindled down to a faithful 3, Kate's has kept steady at 5 or 6 every week. I catch her doing some pretty funny things while she waits, but this one takes the cake. She did this for a LONG time.

On her own and loving it.

Here he is trying again. All smiles this time. This is right up there with my favorite things about parenting. Seeing your kids conquer their fears is one of the best things to witness.

Kate going underwater.

And back up again. She is doing this all by herself now in the pool. Tonight she decided to leave her floaties at home. ;) A big step for her.

Now is that happiness or what?

Happiness everywhere you look!

We thought this was the last swim lesson but it turns out we have one more tomorrow. But we hit the $1 bins at Target in celebration anyway.An  Angry Birds notepad and pencil case for Carso.

And this microphone for Kate  which I thought was a mistake but honestly its been pretty cute as she has been the MC of her own shows all week.

Bought these great mini roses at Kroger. Word to the wise, they like the indoors way better than the Texas heat. These guys lasted over a week indoors with no problems but the second I put them outside, they were goners within a dayBut they were beautiful while they lasted.


Stacey said...

Love your little swimmers!!! So cute and brave!

God has said, "Never will I leave you, never will I forsake you." So we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper. I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?" Hebrews 13:5-6