Thursday, July 21, 2011

thursday

the creation of a doll clothes closet

and a swimsuit for Alyssa (a doll).
not to wear, evidently, but just for the closet.

papier mache

planning

and independence.
which smelled, looked, and tasted like peanut-butter-and-jam sandwiches.

ds play

making croutons

swim


photography

by Madeleine

pokemon evolution

and more independence looks like a club sandwich on sourdough.


butterflies
and birds


goggles

and swim. again.

the deciding upon The Codeword.
you know the one. "Heeeeeelp! Heeeeeelp! Saaave me!! Aaaaargh! Stoooooop!"
that sort of play doesn't always sit well with a Mama who is sittin' just right over there....
"Hey. How 'bout you guys come up with a code word that lets me and the other person know that you aren't having fun, are feeling trapped, or don't like this game? Then I don't have to worry about what you're feeling or doing."
"Walnuts!"
"Okay," she agrees, "Walnuts!"
"Fine by me," says their Mama.
Walnuts it is.

dinner.

handstands on the tramp...

swim.
naturally. pool's within Jump!ing distance of the tramp, after all. :)

"Maddie! Are you really changing your name to Princess?!? Because I really don't like that!"
"Yes!! And we're getting married! Riiiiight... now! Kiss me!, my Darling!"
"Raaaaah......."
So naturally, he attacks.
'Til she cries "Walnut!" :)

pokemon,

warm jammies (after swimming),

and how 'bout some Harry Potter, hmm?

that will do for us, I think.
prob'ly we'll see you tomorrow.

6 comments:

  1. All that swimming sounds so delightful with the heat wave we're in....

    Pokemon and Harry Potter.. sounds about right :)

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  2. Ha! Our safety word is snickerdoodle! Lol!

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  3. Our code word is Mammoth. :-)

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  4. I love the photo of M. on the swing. The dress is lovely.

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  5. Isn't summer wonderful! I love the code word, how funny.
    Little Wonders' Days

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