We got a special deal at a local waterpark hotel through Living Social that we had to use by Labor Day. We cut it to the last minute and dragged the kids out of their regular routine to just be together overnight.  2012-09-07-AZ-Grand-601883_thumb 2012-09 az grand The waterpark was fun, but I think the kids thought the giant pillow fight was even better.2012-09-07 iPhone 603742012-09-08 iPhone 603792012-09-07-AZ-Grand-601903_thumb2012-09-07-AZ-Grand-601913_thumb Dave tried to get a little work done on the side.2012-09-08 iPhone 60383 Lu was sure we couldn’t see her behind her menu.2012-09-07-AZ-Grand-601953_thumb2012-09-07-AZ-Grand-601993_thumb I’m realizing the more our kids grow up the harder it gets to pull them away from friends and electronics and social stuff and just be…2012-09-08 iPhone 60384 …a family.  We need to do this more often.

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  1. Shawni, I love your blog! I became a mummy in June and discovered your blog at the same time – it kept me busy during those first weeks of crazy cluster feeding, so thank you! Your words and pictures are beautiful, it is lovely that you allow a peep into your gorgeous family. And how handsome is Max?!

    Thank you again, for your inspiration and for teaching me how to be the best mother that I can for my baby girl 🙂 xxx

  2. Don't mean to be grumpy but how could you have established a regular routine? You are always out and about. Visiting your blog is a like a virtual vacation/adventure.

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