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Sunday, August 10, 2008

US Olympic Boogie Board Team

These guys have an important message about sun protection. They hate sunscreen and that's why they cover up. Big Will always wears a T-shirt and the other guys always keep their spring suits on. They do all their practicing in the early morning hours before the sun has a chance to come over the houses. All three have worn spring suits since babies. That little one on the right has one just his size, but he likes wearing the larger suit now that he's BIG and doesn't need a baby floaty to swim.

When the team is out in the middle of the day, even with their dark natural coloring, we insist on hats, sunglasses, and Mustela sunscreen (doesn't was off in the water and uses a mineral base, safe enough for babies*). Well, they do put up a fight: "He has my hat," "He broke my glasses, " " You got it in my eye, WAHHHHHH!" But we try.

The boys look like a lot of fun!

* SPF 50 is available at twofloridadocs.


fitncrafty said...

Awesome photos, I laughed so hard at first, thinking. Is there really an olympic boogie board team??? Where have I been?
They are gold medalists for sure!

Jen said...

Funny post I enjoyed it very much! It is nice to see the boys always enjoying each other so much! I like the photo of Scott helping David on the boogie board! And even a great message about sun protection to boot! I don't know if you have this problem but people are always asking me in a scolding tone if I put sunscreen on my child because of his naturally dark skin tone even though I take every precaution possible!

Trish Chibas said...

Gosh! You have such beautiful children! I can't wait to expand on my family. Love these pictures!

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