So this past weekend we had some much needed family time. Matt didn’t go into work at all and his girl was thrilled to spend the time enjoying summer with her daddy.
First we went to the zoo:
So glad my child doesn’t sleep like that. Anymore.
Matt’s brother and soon to be sister-in-law were in town and the zoo has become my fav. Place to take out of town visitors.
It’s just straight up fun for the whole family. And really, is there anything cuter than toddlers of different species checking each other out?
Although the cheetah stalking my child did freak me out a little bit:
Pretty sure he thought she was a tasty morsel.
SEE! MEOW! SEE! MEEEEOOOOW!
Well played, kid. Also she's rocking her new fat quarter skirt.
On Sunday it was just the three of us and since it was a billion degrees out we thought a trip to the Morton Splash Park was in order:
Remember that feeling when you were just big enough to ride a rollercoaster and the whole thing was still terrifying? Yeah I think this is pretty much like that for her. She’s scared and thrilled all at the same time.
Not quite certain enough to be on her own but thrilled when we run through the jets with her.
Honestly it’s pretty thrilling even for adults.
In other news… How do you know you’re ready to love again after a loss? We’ve been struggling with that question a lot here at Life in Cleveland these days. Tonight we’re going to find out. We’re going to meet a dog. I’m not sure she’s the one or that we’re entirely ready just yet but from the description and talking to her foster parent she sounds like she would be a really good fit for us. Fingers crossed!