Once we had the appropriate padding I realized that Lil Sister was not going to just sit back and watch her brother skate. So, another, less-fancy pair of Tinkerbell skates were obtained and we were ready to roll. By the way, she is delighted with her Tinkerbell skates and although they are not as stable as T Rex's she has learned to skate on her own without assistance after only two sessions - not too bad for a 2 year old.
My mom was here to witness the first skating session and also assist as we knew it would be a little crazy. T Rex's skates are pretty stable so after a few moments he was easily gliding around the back patio area. Lil Sister needed more assistance early on. I cannot remember the last time my mom and I laughed so hard. Oh, and if you are wondering, yes, they both took excellent naps.
Here are some photos from that first skate:
By the way, my Mother's Day was delightful. T Rex Dad surprised me with some dark chocolate caramels from my favorite chocolate shop. The rest of the day was spent with those who have made me a mother. Late in the day a simple outing. Some friends had us to their homestead to meet their new baby goats. Lots of fun photos of of that event but for another posting. For now, bed time - catching up on all those hours of missed sleep getting through school. Then, tomorrow back to the books in preparation for next week's certification exam.