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Sabrina , mom to 4 fab kids!
Originally Posted by MomToKandE
If it makes you feel better I live in a large single family home that also sometimes (OK often) looks like it's being taken over by the toys. When everything is picked up it's fine.
A long time friend stopped by a few weeks ago and I apologized for the place looking like a bomb went off (toys around, couch cushions off, blankets out for fort building). She looked around and said "are you sure a bomb didn't go off?". I don't think she meant much by it but I know she was a put off by all of the chaos and it stung. I just bit my tounge and thought about how her house will look when her kids get just a little older.
I'm sorry your dad was rude to you.
Originally Posted by p.s
Hmmm...my little DS is 8 mo old and I love the way our house looks lived in after a day of him crawling around and playing. Random bowl here, torn up napkin there, little blocks all over the place. There is a difference between cluttered and dirty.
The way I see it, some peoples' homes may be cluttered with toys, while others have their hearts cluttered with mean feelings or mind cluttered with negative thoughts.
we recently toured the house of thirty-somethings neighbors', an old house, beautifully renovated and decorated. Over our many conversations, I know that they would trade it all for just 1 little bambino, and an airless apt.
Not too long ago, I heard on the radio a story about a boy with a neurologic condition which caused him to be , at the age of 4 y, just reaching 4 mo milestones. He had just learned to roll over. Imagine how his parents would feel if that boy could get up, run around, play with toys and make a mess.
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