Both are true, but which sounds less pretentious?
"Today, I sat outside with my kids while they rode scooters, drew with chalk and had snacks."
"Today, I sat outside on my lime green Adirondack-style lawn chair while my children rode on their Razor scooters, drew with the chalk we got from Ikea and ate fresh blueberries and organic pretzels."
It's all in how you say it. Amazing how a few details and adjectives can make one look like a total Summer's Eve.