The older kids went to their 2nd swim lesson of the season. As we expected, Alyssa is swimming. She's able to swim about 1/2 the width of the pool and I expect that by the end of her lessons, she'll be a full on 'swimmer'. On the other hand, Jackson has the attention span of a gnat and I'm not sure how much he's actually getting out of swimming lessons. The purpose though is to get Alyssa to be a swimmer and to get Jackson comfortable in the water (he can use floaties this summer) so that we can spend a good amount of our time off this summer in the community pool. I think these lessons will meet the intended purpose.
After we got home, Alyssa and Jackson went upstairs to play while Matthew rolled and scooted (crawling) on the floor. All the sudden, I turned around and he was sitting up. It is the first time he's made the transition from laying down to sitting up by himself. And he was so very proud! As am I!
|Matthew's new trick, transitioning from laying down to sitting.|