Thursday, August 13, 2009

Just keep swimming....

The title is a line from one of the kid's favorite movies; Finding Nemo. But it was what we found ourselves saying over and over and over the other night at the pool. The pool at my Mom's apartment complex to be precise. Surprisingly William turned out to pick it up the best!

We bought life jackets for the kids a while back and have not used them much as it is quite an ordeal to get everyone to the pool, pond, or lake. Not to mention that you really need to have one on one coverage for it to work real well. We are looking into swim lessons now that we don't have to be one on one in lessons.

We were so proud of William! He kept saying "don't touch me, I do it myself." He would paddle around the pool between me, the CFO and the steps. No points for style but he kept his head out of the water:) Addison and Jackson on the other hand were not too sure about the whole swimming thing. Don't get me wrong, they loved the water. They just loved it a lot more when one of us had them:)

As you can imagine with two adults and three toddlers at a pool we didn't get any pictures:( Maybe we will get some this weekend.

It's been told that swimming is a wimp sport, but I don't see it. We don't get timeouts, in the middle of a race we can't stop and catch our breath, we can't roll on our stomachs and lie there, and we can't ask for a substitution.
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