Our first step was to sod and mulch the area where the old playhouse came down. Uncle Dave and Josh did an amazing amount of work on this and even though the sod doesn't quite blend in yet, it's made a huge difference in the yard already!
Next Grandpa Jeff and Daddy put up Charlie's new swingset! It went up pretty well ... hardly any swearing and very little blood! :)
And is there anything better than a big cardboard box?!?! Grandma and Charlie had LOTS of fun while the swingset was going up playing in the box the swingset came in.
Then it was time for Charlie to check it out!!
Those of you with prior experience in this area can sympathize with the fact that learning that if you push a swing one way, it comes back and hits to you on the head is a tough lesson, learned the hard way after several good bonks!
Ah! Here we go! The fun begins!
Loving the swing! "Wheeeeee!"
And chillin on the bench on the glider is pretty fun, too!
Whether he's playing with the "wheeee"'s or the "mow-mow", this is one happy little dude! He woke up this morning at 8 am and right away, while still in his little footed pj's, wanted to "go-go" to the "wheee" and the "mow-mow". The boy knows what he wants, can luckily communicate it, and mommy is so thankful to have such a wonderful backyard set up for the active little Charlie!