Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Nerves

Just when I think this child is fearless, she proves me wrong. Like today, at the water fountains at the outdoor mall.

I thought she'd love it. She loves big pools. She loves baby pools. She just mastered her baby pool slide which she climbs onto and slides down all by herself. After falling once the other day, she got right back on the horse, proclaiming, "I do!"

But not today. We're not sure if it was the shooting water, or the big kids running around (probably a combination of both), but she was a ball of nerves.

This was as close as she got for a while...



No, really Mama. I'm not scared of the fountains. I'm just very interested in this maintenance worker...



And then Lukie was even closer to the water than she was...




There was a lot of leg-hugging...



And watching safely from a distance...



And just when you might wonder why we were torturing our children with water fountains...


...she warmed up to them. She walked closer... and closer...



Until... Ahhhhh!



I'm ready to go, Mama. If you don't put me in this stroller, I'm pushing it to the car on my own!


I think we'll be sticking with the baby pool from now on :)

3 comments:

barbie said...

I'm impressed with all the adventures y'all are bringing the kids to!! Sounds like coarse bravery came out in the end!!
Looks like fun!

E said...

We had a similar experience with E. But she did warm up and then we had to head home for a nap!

Tridentine Wife said...

Annie hates all water except the tub but it looks like you guys still had fun. Great pictures Karey!