|Z thought he was something else climbing everywhere Daddy did!|
So, this post is a few weeks coming. I was all excited to come to my little bloggy world and post about us going on this hike. Then the day after our lovely hike, I got bumped in the head and took 2 weeks off from blogging. So, I am here now to talk about it.
One beautiful Saturday afternoon, we were sitting around trying to figure out what to do. Jeremy asked, like he always does, what we wanted to do. Z replied, like he always does, that he didn't know. I actually knew for once! I wanted to go on a hike. Not just a stroll through the woods. A hike. I could tell that Jeremy didn't want to, but he went anyway.
He got his walking stick, hiking pack, and Z his canteen. Away we went! Z had a "walking stick" from a past walk. He decided he wanted to take that with him. We drove about 30 minutes from where we live out into the boonies. We were seeing all kinds of "Private Property" signs and I was getting truly worried. Then out of no where, it opened up to a parking area.
|Family photos in nature!|
So, away we went on our hike. There was a beautiful area of just wild flowers. I thought that my mother in law would LOVE that area. I was ready to get to the waterfall though!! So was the kiddo. So, we kept going. Kept climbing. Finally, we could hear the waterfall. It was so exciting!! Then, we saw it!!
|They look so proud of themselves!!|
So, we climbed around for about an hour and explored. You could tell that this waterfall would be roaring after a good rain. There was downed trees, practically, in certain areas. There was another family there with grown boys exploring. We noticed them go behind the waterfall. Well! My little boy wanted to do that. So, I suggested to Jeremy to take him back there. He just wanted to sit and take in the beauty around him...
So, I had one of the most muscle tensing moments as a Momma. I climbed on these slippery rocks with my 6 year old and went in the little cave behind the waterfall with Z. My body was already starting to ache after we were done, but let me tell you....It was wort it!! He was so excited to be BEHIND A WATERFALL and IN A CAVE!
|Pretty awesome, right?!? You can kinda see how slippery the rocks were. Yikes!!|
So, we hiked back to the car and then went home and took a nap. All of us. We were all so tired. Let me tell you...I was soooo sore the next two days. Lugging this chunky body up and down rocks is a work out. Not to mention picking up a 40 lb kid as well. It was completely worth it and so much fun though. We are, hopefully, going to a new hiking location this weekend.
|Here are some of the beautiful wildflowers, btw.|
So, there you go. Our hiking experence.
Have you ever taken a kid on a hike?!*************
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