However, we have found some ways to beat the heat and enjoy some time out-of-doors.
May wasn't so bad. We enjoyed racing in the driveway:
Eating ice cream with friends:
Discovering new ways to enjoy the baby pool:
Hanging out by the swimming pool at a friend's apartment:
June found us taking many trips to the local sprayground/splash park:
Practicing our mad bubble-blowing skillz:
The boys made a new game of racing toy cars down the slide into the pool:
And Ethan developed a fascination with his dump truck, bringing it from the sandbox to the pool:
Jacob also took swimming lessons the first week in June, and since then we've been spending at least one day a week at a friend's pool, but I always forget to take pictures there.
July came and went much more quickly than I expected, with little energy for photos. But I found one of those sprinkler spray beach balls on clearance a few weeks ago and it, too, has brought much joy:
I'm so behind on pictures, I barely have covered half of our summer. Some events and excursions that deserve their own post (hopefully soon):