My Kids Were Here: Leaving a trail of destruction

by Melody on May 1, 2013


Each week I will be sharing a different photo, something that throws me right back into the little moments of joy that my kids create.  Something that reminds me.  My kids were here.

This week’s picture was sent in by my friend and almost-neighbor Kim.  She says:

I finally organized and lined up the books on my 20-month-old’s bookshelf.  A couple of hours later, I find this.

Isn’t this the story of our daily lives with kids?  I swear, every time I turn around, my kids are pulling shoelaces out of their shoes, unrolling toilet paper, pulling clothes out of their drawers.  I used to wonder what stay-at-home parents could possibly DO all day before I had kids.  Now I know.  It’s all about the mundane daily tasks repeated over and over and over, interspersed with occasional moments of brilliance from the little ones.

Question of the Day: What is the one thing that your kids just can’t seem to leave well enough alone?  My kids used to pull all the measuring cups out of the kitchen drawers, creating a skating rink while I was cooking.

If you have a photo you would like to share, go ahead and send the photo to me at beautifulfrugallife {at} gmail {dot} com with the subject title “My Kids Were Here”.  Please include a paragraph or two letting us know what the photo means to you or what moment it represents.

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