A study in playgrounds

We're deep in kid zone here at Omi and Abi's house.  Daily schedule: Wake up too early.  Eat three breakfasts.  Go on a balance-bike ride around the neighborhood.  Visit a playground.  Lunch.  Nap.  Swim in the backyard kiddy pool.  Before we arrived Aunt Becky scoped out all the playgrounds in the vicinity.  And this is suburban Chicago.  There are a LOT of them.

We’re deep in kid zone here at Omi and Abi’s house. Daily schedule: Wake up too early. Eat three breakfasts. Go on a balance-bike ride around the neighborhood. Visit a playground. Lunch. Nap. Swim in the backyard kiddy pool. Before we arrived Aunt Becky scoped out all the playgrounds in the vicinity. And this is suburban Chicago. There are a LOT of them.

Aunt Becky's appetite for playground tag is insatiable--lucky Milo!

Aunt Becky’s appetite for playground tag is insatiable–lucky Milo!

Naomi's getting more coordinated by the day.  Rapid crawling, standing, cruising along chairs and knees on wiggly legs, attempting reckless climbing.

Naomi’s getting more coordinated by the day. Rapid crawling, standing, cruising along chairs and knees on wiggly legs, attempting reckless climbing.

There are little spray parks dotted around neighborhoods, spots where the city has colorful sprinklers and fountains expressly for kids.

There are little spray parks dotted around neighborhoods, spots where the city has colorful sprinklers and fountains expressly for kids.

Water umbrella!

Water umbrella!

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