I’ve wanted to take my kids bowling for a long, long time. Years, really. The reviews of all the local bowling alleys threw me off, though! They’re so bad! I was picturing the worst places after reading on Google reviews. haha!
One day I was randomly thinking about how those reviews are probably exaggerated. I mean, how much can you expect from a bowling alley anyway? So I Google mapped the nearest bowling alley and away we went!
Brooklyn was so embarrassed the first time she had to walk out onto the lanes with her ball. It was cute. I knew how she felt because I’d gone first and was feeling a bit self conscience since it’s been 12 years or so since I last bowled!
He got the first strike and it was sweet because Brooklyn and Sierra freaked out and cheered as much as I did! They’re usually super cruel to their brother so I was shocked and happy that they were so nice to him during bowling!!
Ember spent at least half the time we were there climbing on the chairs and on my head! She LOVES to climb all over me. I hate it! Sometimes she falls and uses my hair to save herself. And that hurts! haha
Ember LOVED bowling! And she was so proud of herself after each turn. We were all cheering for everyone pretty much every turn, that positivity rubbed off on her and she had the best time. I meant to film some of our experience but didn’t, I was really enjoying the game, didn’t feel like having my camera out filming. That’s why I love pictures. I can grab my camera and spend five seconds taking 5 pictures and then sit it down and be a part of things. When I film I have to look at the screen of the camera more and be holding it for several minutes at a time… it’s tedious.
The kids were really well behaved but like always, they can’t be satisfied with anything they get and have to beg, beg, beg, beg, beg, beg for more, more, more, more, more, more. They flocked to the arcade games and begged me for money. Sorry kids. No quarters. Not to mention I just spent $20+ on your bowling experience!
It was hellishly hot on the drive home. The water we had in the car was practically boiling in its jug so I stopped through In N Out to get a pink lemonade for them to share. A couple of them started to complain about having to share which I answered with, “If you don’t want to share you don’t have to, the other kids can share it and you can wait until we get home for some water.”