Trampoline Takes to Flight: Family Fun & Link Up

Lisa Cherry —  January 10, 2013

trampoline upside downBy Lisa Cherry

We've found a trampoline with a good strong side barrier to be very helpful family fun. Family members of every age from two all the way up to 22 have enjoyed it. In fact I think it has been responsible for removing some of that aggressive energy that often needs channeled in socially acceptable ways.

The other day the stability of our trampoline was greatly challenged. A freak strong winter wind sent it flying through our backyard! I heard Lucas shouting out the back, “Quick everybody it's about to come in here!”  I never was sure where he thought that thing was going to go..... But I think he must've been thinking like I was. Trampolines need to be strongly secured to the ground.

What was our backyard problem? No foundational anchoring to our toy!

In this new year, I am sensing the Lord is asking me to check the foundation on things more important to our family than our trampoline.

It is possible 2013 could bring with it some strong winds. I have been spending some time listening to the Holy Spirit for His wisdom in discipling our kids. He is speaking to me words critical for our lives.

Are you listening to His voice for direction?

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And now we're ready for another Family Fun Friday Link-Up!  It’s our new tradition here at Frontline Moms.

Since we spend so much of the week Unmasking and frontlining and aiming for the remnant, we need a little dose of Family Fun come Friday!

My daughter Tara at Mommy Head Adventures is helping us with this. 

So link up your Family Fun blog post for all of us to see. Just make sure it’s family friendly, and fun.  Then check back to see what fun other families have posted about.

What kind of fun?

  • Fun crafts
  • Fun kid recipes
  • Fun family outings
  • Fun mom games, or
  • Funny stories about your family

We hope you will share our fun button which you can find on the sidebar.



  • Judith

    What an adventure with your trampoline!! If we are ever blessed with one, I'll be sure to remember to tie it down!! Your blog is a new one for me but looks like it has some treasure stored within it!! 

    Thanks for sharing over at WholeHearted Home this past week and hope to see you in the morning.