Of course, I did not have on the turban!
I know that a lot of them were stirred by Christmas and Ella and the potential little ones that are and will be coming. The laughs, the smiles, the exasperation and irritation all comes as part of the job of being a parent. And it all becomes part of your story, your family tale.
So I washed up some blankets and other things that my mom and my Grandma made and cleaned up some toys that have been in storage for many years and I will be ready for lil visitors and be able to give things for little ones to be!
I guess if I already had my allotted amount of family time for the season already, I will choose to indulge in some family time from the past. Each thing that I saw today, discovered while Ella Bella was here, each item that was cleaned up from lack of use, made me think of those boys. That baby fine hair, those little hands and feet-- the squealing voices, the toothless grins. Everything has a memory attached and those memories flowed today.
I did not keep a lot, but it was just enough. To make a joy giver happy when her babies have grown up and moved away. It was enough for today.
Don't let anyone steal your joy- life is too short
Smile, Relax, Enjoy, Cherish, Remember