Lake Rat

Our Fourth of July was lots of fun! Dean turned into a little lake rat on us and decided that he would try everything that mom & dad allowed him to try. He went for a ride on the jet ski, he drove the boat, he hung off the front of the boat, he jumped off the boat dock with dad, he floated in the lake and he did lots of swimming in the pool. This made for a very exhausted mom & dad. There weren't any fireworks to watch this year but we were having so much fun they were hardly missed.

It seems that over the past few days Dean's vocabulary has really exploded. It made the weekend even more special to listen to him say new words and really perfect some of his current vocab. It also scares me to death that he is now trying to repeat every. word. I. say. He was in my bathroom drawers the other day and I told him, "Nope. Mommy doesn't want you playing in here." And he immediately opened a different drawer and repeated, "Nope!" and then closed the drawer. This was repeated about 2o0 times. Times are changing that's for sure!

Hope everyone had a safe and fun Fourth of July!


  1. Umm, when did he turn into a KID? He looks so grown up! Guess he's just trying to get big so he can take care of his little brother :) Getting so excited to see you guys!

  2. I love the pic of him driving the boat! Big boy!