Our friends approached us last week about possibly babysitting their two kids for 4 days while they got away to Vegas. To be truthful, I was a bit nervous about doing this. But the more we thought about it the more we were sure it was the right thing to do. Everyone needs time away. So we agreed. Just two days later Brandon finds out that he will need to fly to California during the first two days we had the kids. Ok, a little more nervous now. But I can do this. I planned out activities for each day to keep the kids occupied. Happy to say we made it through the week fine. No incidents. All kids left still friends.
My kids were already enrolled in the Sunflower Farm summer camp for this week. So we all decided it best if Madison and Ale attended the camp as well. It was their first summer camp so they were really excited. And my kids were super excited to have friends with them in camp.
Here is Sydney, Madison, Ale and Reagan on the last day of camp.
Each day they would tell me all about their adventures. How they would play in the water. Feed the animals. Have mud and shaving cream fights. Happy to say they all really enjoyed themselves. Here they are in front of the silo. It was filled with dried corn for the kids to romp around in.
They all took turns posing with their favorite lunch buddy the turtle.
And then the goats.
And one more group shot.
We also got the kids a bunch of silly bands to trade. It took them a good hour to decide who got which bands.
We also made a trip out to the theater. Always a good way to quiet the kids down and relax. Can you guess what movie they picked?
We lined the kids up in sleeping bags in the basement. Then we would unwind each night with a movie on the big screen and popcorn. The time not spent in camp or eating was spent in the pool. Madison and Ale went home about an hour ago. I think everyone in this house and theirs is gonna sleep good tonight.