Cousin Lucy and Aunt Holly came to visit for 5 days while Brad was out of town. It was great to have the help and Owen loved having a playmate 24/7!! Too bad Lucy wasn't always as excited about the little puppy following her around! Luckily the weather was nice most of the time so we did a lot of outdoor activities!!! The water table was a huge hit!! They had fun emptying the table, little Lucy's head took some hits as Owen dumped his container.
Play dough was also a big hit. After breakfast they would start asking for it! The Schleich animals Brad and I have been collecting over the years for our "future" kids were a hit as well. You can see the animals in action here! It took a while for Owen to let Lucy play with his monkeys. When she would first take one Owen would say "Share!" I think he had to remind himself to share!! ; )Owen loves to play the harmonica and here he is helping Lucy play too!!
On Wednesday morning we took the kids to the Botanical Garden for Little Sprouts. They got to plant some seeds, play in the gardens, look at the baby chicks, and went up in the birds nest!!! The Botanical Garden is a great place to take the kids!! They have a great children's garden area with a little pond and they have another pond that have fish in it! We can't wait to go back!
All in all it has been a great week!! The kids really learned how to share, communicate, and play with eachother!!! I'd like to say they are 2 peas in a pod but I'm afraid Lucy needs a bit more space and would like a pod to herself!!! : ) But I can say they are good friends and I can't wait to watch them grow up together!! Just wish we lived a bit closer!