Soon, he was “racing” momma to the ladder and declaring, “I’m almost there!” when he was still at the other side of the pool. He practiced swimming to momma, to mommy, to daddy, to poppy and to the side of the pool. He also learned how to get into the pool using the ladder, all by himself! (We’re still working on full-blown jumping…)
It’s hard to describe feeling so proud of your kids, especially when they step out and try something new, and succeed, but my heart was so full yesterday. And I think about how much he has grown. By the end, he even helped Daddy make a whirlpool:
And he slept like a baby!