Might as Well Jump

Trampolines for Kids and Kids at Heart

by Amy on September 26, 2012

in Family & Friends,Parenting

On the weekend we got together with my extended family to celebrate the arrival of the newest grandbaby, Grace, born to my cousin Darryl and his lovely wife Larissa. Darryl and Larissa and Grace were the recipients of Nate’s baby gear, and we are so happy that it is being put to good use in the family!

The get-together took place at the home of my Aunt Jean and Uncle Rob, who have a trampoline in their back yard. It took Nate a little while to discover it was out there, but once he did, he was eager to give it a try.

It was a little bit difficult for him to co-ordinate the jumping, but once he did, he really enjoyed bouncing around in there…especially once Graham and I decided to give it a go.

Naturally, Graham loved jumping around in the trampoline with the bouncy balls. He even pulled some fancy bum-bouncing moves.

Trampolines are for Kids (and Kids at Heart)

I even gave it a try, and bouncing around in there was FUN! I wanted to to jump higher and higher, but I didn’t want to bounce Nate right out of there.

Trampolines are for Kids (and Kids at Heart)

It’s one of the things you don’t realize when you decide to have a baby…that one day, you’ll get to do things that you haven’t done since you were a kid, yourself, or that you didn’t get the chance to do (or refused to do) as a kid. I don’t think I was ever on a trampoline this size, ever.

Graham and I have always said that trampolines are death traps, but after this weekend, our minds might have been changed!