Over the last weekend, my wife and I got to spend time with our firstborn! There were several things we could of done with a wide open schedule and a whole weekend, but the one thing that got him and his girl friend, Jess really pumped was...Wonderland!
It was not something we expected to do that Saturday, but we were up for it!
Last time I was at Wonderland, I missed out on the BIG coasters and was wondering if I would get them in before fall.
The Behemoth and Leviathan were both pretty fun, but the real fun was just being able to hang out with "the boy" and his girl!
Sunday was going to be a church day but it turned into a day of shopping around Barrie in order to maximize daylight hours. They had to drive that night back to New Liskaerd! We DID have some enjoyable "God" conversations anyway, despite missing service!
After an epic journey through the malls, we headed to the Arboretum for a walk through what I call the "tree zoo"! The fall colors are just starting to emerge and it was a special way to end off our short visit!
Now that we are temporary "empty-nesters", we realize how special the kids are and how our relationships with them grow and change.
When you are a parent of young ones, there are ups and downs, once you get through those, it's a fun/different stage.
They can't stay "kids" forever but they are always family!