Our next door neighbor has this gorgeous tree in their front yard:
It is truly a beautiful sight this time of year and we love it, except for:
As you can see, we get left with a little work. But it's nothing that Henry can't handle! He loves, and let me emphasize LOVES, helping pick up the leaves. Here are some pics from the other day after we waited for hours for the rain to stop, so we could go out and "collect" leaves.
So they were sopping wet...whattayagonna do?
I'm wet. But I'm cute.
Me: Henry, smile!
Me: Henry, say cheese!
Practicing his "stance" for the future.
I would not describe myself as the "go ahead and get dirty - live it up!" kind of mom. At all. But sometimes, you just have to let them have these kinds of childhood experiences. And I'm getting better! So I said, let's put on your rainboots and play in the puddles! Yay me!