Puddle Jumpers

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Afternoon showers are a frequent occurrence here.  So much so, that when watching the weather forecast, it isn’t uncommon to hear them say "Some of you will see rain, and others will see sun and clouds."  I’m not sure what that leaves out.  Hail?  Blizzards?  Snow?

After a recent storm, we were trying to figure out what we were going to do.  #1 said "let’s go play in the rain."

And, well, we did.

There is just something about this picture.  I don’t know what it is, but I love it. 

Puddle Jumping Sisters

They were jumping and splashing like they hadn’t seen water in quite some time.  And, in that moment, it was the best thing for all of us.

#1 is catching some serious air.  It reminds me of those ads where they freeze the person, and background, and then start spinning the person around.  (Who was that, apple?)

And, #2, well, she just loves her sister to pieces, and whatever #1 does, she has to do, immediately. 

Puddle Jump captured mini-puddle jumper  

Thank you all for your prayers and well wishes.  #2 came out of her tear duct probe surgery awesomely.  She slept off the anesthesia and didn’t scream.  She ate her snack and we left.  We have drops in her eyes for the next week and a follow up next month.

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29 Comments

  1. You got your WW up early! 🙂 I am off to do mine now LOL
    I love that one of her in the air mid-jump! Your girls are so cute and it looks like it was a wonderful time. Your camera really captured the colors excellently!

  2. What else are you suppose to do with puddles besides jump in them. 🙂

  3. man there is nothing better than a good ole puddle jumping! we literally just came in from playing in the rain. rain boots plus diaper plus umbrella equals tons of fun!

    and so glad to hear little miss recovered so nicely…here’s to a good nights sleep for all of you!

  4. Good for you for letting the kids play in the rain and puddles! Love how you capture the exact moment that Izzy is jumping.

  5. Those are great shots! I love puddle pics! 🙂

  6. BigMamaCass says:

    Awesome pictures! Looks like a great day!

  7. Krystyn, So happy to hear that she is doing well. What a relief for all of you.

    As for puddle hopping, that makes for the giggles from my boys 😉 They look like they love it just as much!

  8. Those are great shots!!
    I love the shot where she is catching air! OMG I love her hair more and more….every time I see her!!

  9. Great pictures….they are just so innocent and pure. Don’t you wish things were that simple for us sometimes?? I do!!!
    Glad to hear that everything went great with N. Those little ones are tougher than we give them credit for!!!

  10. Those are awesome pics. I love the first one too – I think it’s because of the reflection in the puddle and the bright rain boots. Love it.

    So glad the surgery went well! One of my twins (Aidan) had a clogged tear duct and had the probe surgery too – it was very easy. Although of course I was a ball of stress beforehand – it’s never easy to see your little one under anesthesia.

  11. Awww, those are all such cute photos! Wish it would rain here so I could go jump in a puddle. Hmmm, maybe I’ll just make some puddles while the grandkids are here this weekend. LOL!

    So glad to hear N did so well with her eye surgery! Praises to God for that!

  12. What fun pictures! You’re such a great mom. I should let my kids jump and splash in puddles more often.

    Glad to hear the surgery went well. Lots of happy healing to your daughter.

  13. I think you love that first shot because it is awesome! Looks like the perfect day to celebrate rain. We’d do pretty much anything to celebrate some rain around here. Grass is so dry it feels like daggers! Definitely not picnic grass. Good thing we have the lake-beach to picnic on!

  14. Great pictures!! It looks gorgeous there this time of year.

    And I’m so happy to hear about N’s surgery being smooth!

  15. oo glad the surgery went so well! What fun in the puddles.. We did that the other day.. but it was still pouring.. Sammy’s request 🙂

  16. Glad the surgery went fine!

    And it’s awfully green in your neighborhood after all that rain! Love the air shot. 🙂

  17. Glad everything went ok.
    Those pictures are just precious. I just love that one of Iz jumping in the puddle (I just cannot get over how gorgeous her hair is!)

  18. I am so happy to hear that everything went well. I’m sure you are relieved!

    Again with the super memory making! I love those boots…such fun!

  19. So cute! It’s the perfect way to celebrate the passing of a rain storm!

    Blessings!

  20. I am so glad to hear about N!

    You are right, that picture is stunning! Kids sure do love bouncing in puddles!

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