While they were away, we had the opportunity to watch our 2-year-old nephew, Will. We stayed at their house for the weekend, so that he could be in his own environment, with his own toys and his own bed and everything familiar.
Robyn picked him up Friday afternoon, and I joined the two of them that evening after work. This was who greeted me when I got there.
Naturally, after he went to bed, we continued playing with his toys. I explained to Robyn the logic puzzle called, "The towers of Hanoi." Here she is pondering deeply.
|Don't worry. She totally solved it.|
The next morning, we had planned to attend the Birth Mother Walk in Spanish Fork. It's an event put on by Families Supporting Adoption. The intent is to honor birth mothers and the sacrifice that they go through that makes adoptive families possible. Most people go and walk in honor of a specific birth mom. We pinned a sign to Will's back saying he was walking in honor of his "future cousin's birth mom." However, he let us know after about 30 seconds that he was not interested in having a sign pinned to him. so that ended pretty quick.
After the walk, everyone comes together in a big group and they all release balloons into the sky. Before releasing the balloons, Will and I did a photo op together.
|Apparently, we're not that great at actually looking at the camera.|
|Here he is holding tight to his balloon while the others drift into the sky.|
We walked over and had the place to ourselves.
|Will slid down every slide.|
|I joined in on the sliding.|
|Also, this preciousness occurred.|
All in all, it was a great weekend. I could get used to being a parent.