The second day or so of vacation, Sarah and I decided it just made sense to put Amelia and Jonathan in the bathtub together. Both of them LOVED it so we pretty much had to give them a bath together every night thereafter. Jonathan loved having all the room (he's still in his baby duck tub at home) and Amelia enjoyed her first encounters with bath bubbles. A fun time was had by all and, of course, I had to take pictures. I also had to be sure, prior to posting, that the pictures were G-rated, as Jonathan really enjoyed standing up in the tub. This one is actually the only one that did not have inappropriate frontal:
The last night of vacation, Jonathan and Amelia enjoyed their bath but Amelia was ready to get out before Jonathan was ready. My mother was going to give Pebbles a bath and Jonathan was insistent that she take a bath with him. So we just put her in the tub. Jonathan thought it was a hoot but Pebbles looked as mortified as it is possible for a chihuahua to look. You can't tell it here because she actually refused to look at the camera, that is how embarrassed she felt.
And just so I can be finished with the vacay pictures, I will throw in some random ones. About halfway through the trip, Jonathan discovered that he liked picking up sea shells. He really did not care about the quality, but it was nice that he would wonder around with Daddy for a while and fill his bucket. That was a nice break from the mommy-clingies that dominated most of our trip.
This next one was taken on a morning that started off ominous looking but actually turned out to be one of the better days, temperature wise. I really liked Jonathan in this outfit and I loved it even more when I remembered it was $2.86 at Sam's last fall!
Here you will see Jonathan and Amelia cooperating. Not really a strong toddler skill but they played well together (or at least around each other) overall.
This is of Jonathan in one of the Speedo suits they had at Target this year, the ones where you zip the inflatables right into the suit. They were not as effective as I'd hoped, but Jonathan was pretty darn funny walking around in it.
All in all, a good time was had by all. It's nice to be home and settled in for a bit--at least until Jonathan and I voyage to West Virginia next weekend!
Come and Get It! by Ree
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