I hope you all are having a lovely weekend! We went to a “water adventure” park on Friday with my friend and her kiddos and had a blast. Of course, no one had more fun than James, who wouldn’t think twice about leaving us to live in a water park. Between the giant lazy river and the huge play structure, James was absolutely in his element.

James and his buddy sizing up the play structure.

James starts another round of swimming lessons next week, thank goodness. He has absolutely no fear and scares the crap out of me on the regular. I’m glad he’s fearless, but I wish he’d have a little more respect for the water!

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The Toddler Survival Guide

We have a fun offer for anyone who has pre-ordered our book! If you fill out this form, we’ll send you a book plate that’s autographed by Mike and me, with a unique design by Annie! And if you haven’t pre-ordered yet, there’s still time (AND you can get a book plate!). You can pre-order it at AmazonBarnes & NobleBooks-a-MillionIndieboundPowellsQuartoKnowsand in Canada at Indigo-Chapters. It comes out August 1! AAAAAH!

In case you missed it, we released a trailer for the book that you can see here. We also would love your support on the book’s Facebook page!

Pretty Things

~Dresses that are on sale!
~I bought this goof-proof eyebrow pencil last weekend and it’s my new favorite thing.
~James loves this baseball cap. He calls it his “Pokemon hat.” I kinda see it!

Happy Sunday, everyone!