Thursday, July 26, 2012

Skiing, A Four Person Adventure

Jon and the girls decided it was the day for them to ski.

Some onshore practice was the first step.

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A long pep-talk

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Backyard ski school was truly put to the test. Our first strategy with Little J was, both parents in the water, supporting child.

Okay, Hit it!

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Oops. Miserable failure. I feared Little J might never get in the water again.

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She was done for the day.

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Second strategy with Little A, Nana dragging in water, cheering, Mama in the boat, holding front of skis, Daddy in boat, holding Little A up!  She skied!

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Props for the grandma who drug all around the lake for the sake of two-year-olds learning how to ski!

We waited a few days to broach the subject again and had some practice with the “boat” being Uncle Jeffy.

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Next try with Little J…

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And she skied!

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Yay!

Tomorrow, we are teaching them barefooting.

Totally kidding.

6 comments:

leah said...

this is adorable! and props to grandma for sure! lol!

looks like you are having a great time...enjoy!

Kristi said...

Great job, girlies!

Q said...

Oh Little A & Little J you should feel so good about your accomplishments! What a beautiful family you have!

smw said...

you guys have to have a lot of energy to do this with 2 year olds!!!! i'm impressed. and your mom always looks graceful, even dragging along a boat!

Jarrin :: Raquel :: Rocky said...

dido on the kudos to grams there! way to go! :-]

Mindy said...

haha! WOW! I am impressed!! Way to go girlies! And yeah, Grandma gets serious props for her role that day. :)