Our first trip to the beach for Summer ’08. Minus Daddy. He was in Raleigh taking care of our rental house. Cousin Emily came along to help. We found 5 sand dollars (that we set free–we don’t like to kill them). We had a long walk and we swam a little. It was pretty cold. The girls were sooooo good. Preparing them for leaving and staying together makes such a difference! If they know what they’re supposed to do when something happens (like leaving or being told ‘that’s too far’), they are prepared to react. Thanks Dr. Phil!