We were very very lucky on this trip - Jean's mom's friend had Yosemite camping reservations and had to cancel out. So we got to spend a few days in Yosemite Valley with Jean's family which was great fun. Leo and Jean's kids, Mateo and Hugo, get along amazingly well and spent most of the time playing on their own, leaving the adults to nap, drink wine and chat.
We put Leo to work, holding up the rocks:
Here's the requisite Yosemite Valley picture of Half Dome and El Capitan. I included the yellow school bus - just in case you forgot the huge crowds and traffic jams of the valley during the summer.
At Mirror Lake (which used to be a loop trail that now ends where part of Half Dome fell across the trail), Leo decided to have a picnic on a rock in the lake:
We fought the crowds at the Mist Trail that goes up Vernal Falls. Snowpack is at record levels, making the waterfalls 2-3 times their normal flow at this time of year. The footbridge of Vernal Falls looks safe here but when you're on it, it feels pretty scary, and even in the 94F heat, it's cold at this spot:
And the requisite shots of family at Glacier Point, overlooking Half Dome. By the time we were done, Leo knew the name of this rock and knew that when he was old enough, we'd take him to climb up it and stick his eyeballs over the edge: