The adventures of Jack Jack

The adventures of a first time Mummy and my son Jack.

Enjoying the spring sunshine

With the days growing longer and some beautiful sunny weather making an appearance this weekend we decided to have some fun in the garden. Typically on the days it had been raining we had a lot of free time yet this weekend I had many things to get on with. Having spent most of Friday ticking various jobs off my to do list I decided enough was enough and that I wanted to spend Saturday playing with my baby.

10341476_10203521876425903_3087986119459732462_nedited10371440_10203521876345901_870625185737270502_nedited

After trimming Jack’s hair once again (boy does his hair grow fast) I let him enjoy the freedom of just a vest and a chance to flash his new batman fluff. He is ever so proud of it and tells me every 5 minutes it’s ‘ba ma’, unfortunately he wasn’t in it for very long for shortly afterwards he decided to throw juice all down himself, so after a quick change he was now supporting another new nappy, this time angry birds themed.

Upon discovering the wooden canes I have in the greenhouse Jack decided that one of them was a sword and began swinging and jabbing thin air chanting ‘Ching Ching’. He heroically saved Brewer the bear from a savage looking dandelion and after accidentally snapping the cane in two, became Keith Moon drumming a beat on the pathing slabs while shouting peppa snort. Slightly eccentric child but a wonderful imagination.

For some strange reason I thought it would be a good idea to let my nearly 2 year old enjoy an ice lolly to cool him down in the hot weather, what a silly mummy I am! He started off ok, holding it properly and enjoying the cool refreshing taste. It must have been a brain freeze or maybe a sugar rush but halfway through Jack decides to sit on our outdoor bean bag and tip up his lolly, so that a lovely sticky gloop runs down his arms and chest and seeps into his new cloth nappy.

10268713_10203525366633156_949640760780242520_nedited

The aftermath of the ice lolly.

The aftermath of the ice lolly.

 

 

Time to get out the paddling pool, maybe this was his plan all along judging by the broad grin that appeared on his face as soon as he saw me setting everything up. Jack then set about soaking everything and anything he could, including me. He loves to play with a bundle of sea creatures he got for Christmas so I added these to the paddling pool and spent the next 20 minutes retrieving them from random places around the garden, I must admit Jack has a pretty good throw.

10378015_10203525366553154_1022840237662705675_nedited10295745_10203525366473152_7889061846683977259_nedited

Once he was dry and dressed again, Jack moved on to chatting to the neighbors who very patiently listened to him ramble about planes and cheese and Mummy. After he had finished chatting he politely waved goodbye and we headed indoors for dinner and a bath.

On Sunday morning I noticed a rash all over Jack but put it down to heat rash until later that day he started to get a fever and moan about his head hurting. After a quick call to my mother (a paramedic) she confirmed my thoughts that Jack had german measles and that camomile lotion would do the trick. Even though he was feeling under the weather it didn’t stop him from creating mischief in the garden once again.

In between being smothered in camomile lotion and suncream Jack set about making a den with Daddy, which took several attempts thanks to the wind and lack of tools. Once up the den became a great place for hiding behind and scaring Mummy when she least expects it.

10322746_10203536105221614_788866628923322273_nedited 10322746_10203536105141612_4324516987658311860_nedited10406555_10203536105181613_6977423263427205029_nedited

My poor little pudding was obviously a little fed up so I bought some of his cars out in the garden for him to play with and he spent a while zooming them up and down the patio, until he discovered a planter full of water and his train just had to have a dip.

10367605_10203536101781528_4417977856582390883_nedited 10382992_10203536101821529_8672105564455401787_nedited

Later that night I started to feel unwell and by Monday morning I was covered in spots and full of fever, thanks Jack for sharing :/

Lets hope the bank holiday weekend ends better than this one did.

th_Country_Kids_badge_transparent4e4a1bf6-07cb-494b-b06e-f959b1fe1311_zps654d027aPODcast-WhatsthestorybadgeFINAL125x125_zpsb1967f96magicmoments150x150_zps58f60c40LoudnProudButton2_zps0ae1c4ea

About these ads

Single Post Navigation

7 thoughts on “Enjoying the spring sunshine

  1. Oh no that sharing caring fever can really hit you as an adult in a way little ones hardly notice. I hope you are beginning to feel better now? I love the story through the garden over the weekend and smiled about the lolly. Well rescued with the paddling pool and that first photo with him turning round laughing at you is beautiful, such a happy little boy. Thank you for sharing your sunny garden weekend on Country Kids

    • mummy2arockstar on said:

      Thanks for commenting, to be honest I’m still feeling poorly and your right about little ones hardly noticing. Jack sprung back pretty quickly while I’ve spent most of the week curled up on the sofa watching movies, not that I’m complaining of the break ;).

  2. Great outdoor fun in the sun! Lets hope this sun is here for the whole summer and its not rainy like this Bank Holiday is.

    Popping over from #countrykids

  3. Lovely photos – I love seeing little ones playing out in the sunshine – they come it with rosy cheeks and they seem to sleep better too! As they get older is is sometimes harder to persuade them to play out but once they are out – they love it and you struggle to get them in again lol!

  4. Barbara Handley on said:

    Really nice to see Jack making the most of the good weather. Let’s hope it lasts for a few more months!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Water Gypsy Blog

A Diary Of Our Adventures On The Water

ultimatemindsettoday

A great WordPress.com site

Ray Ferrer - Emotion on Canvas

** OFFICIAL Site of Artist Ray Ferrer **

Internationally Unrelated

Just international stuff

Mummy Wife Woman

With a Bit Of Wonder Woman Thrown in For Good Measure

tea & paper

nest for simplicity and creativity

dobetteralways

Welcome to the Monkey House

Çanakkale Şehitlik Turu

Çanakkale Şehitlik Turu, Çanakkale Turu

Çanakkale Hakkında Herşey

A fine WordPress.com site

tracynixon1975blog

The greatest WordPress.com site in all the land!

Umeandthekids

Family Lifestyle and Parenting Blog

The adventures of Jack Jack

The adventures of a first time Mummy and my son Jack.

Going through life one book at a time.

Over 40 and a Mum to One

Me and my Monkey son enjoying life and having fun:)

Mummy Alarm

- when motherhood comes by surprise

the-gingerbread-house.co.uk

A London based crafts and lifestyle blog since 2005

Treading on Lego

adventures in parenting

Mummy Matters

Wife, Stepmum, Mummy, Daughter, Friend . . . we all matter!

Over 40 and a Mum to one

Me and my Monkey son enjoying life and having fun:)

coombemill

Just another WordPress.com site

Nikki Young Writes

Writer. Author. Mother.

Yet another blogging mummy!!!

Blogging about my family and interests

Addicted to Quippsy

In the not-so-distant future, you'll wish you wrote down everything your kids said. Now's your chance!

Mum to a Monster

All about my Baby, Postnatal depression and Living with allergys

The Toadstool

Beautiful toys to love, ethically made.

mumturnedmom

A Scottish mum in Boston coping with life, kids and an unexpected language barrier!

Metro

Metro.co.uk: News, Sport, Showbiz, Celebrities from Metro Newspaper

National Day Calendar

Fun, unusual and forgotten designations on our calendar.

The One-Handed Cook

Baby in one hand, wooden spoon in the other

My Mills Baby

All the latest from baby Dexter and team Mills

Mum Of One

Who is actually a Mum of two, and didn't think her blog name through.

Life surrounded by Blues

Family life with lots of boys

Yellow Days

: : : : : Fun : : : Family : : : Living : : : : :

Bizzimummy's World

Much more than just a mummy blog. Reviews, competitions and a whole lot more.

Mama Geek

A slightly bewildered geek's journey through motherhood!

mummy2arockstar

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this WordPress.com site

WordPress.com News

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 893 other followers

%d bloggers like this: