Saturday, July 24, 2010

Bigger Picture Moment: Boxes

Bigger Picture Moment

Looking at the boxes still lingering in my home fills me with bit of apprehension. So much work held within each one.

And where I used to look at unpacking in a positive light, feeling like Christmas, wondering what treasures would be found in each box, this move has left me wanting. So many things broken, boxes mislabeled, items still missing.

I normally would enjoy putting my personal touch on our house, making it OUR home. I now wish I had a magical wand so it would just be finished.


Forts, tables, hiding places...

My girls are seeing something far different that what my eyes focus on.

B can look at a box and see a spaceship or car.

"It's a cave," she tells me as she peeks her head out from underneath.

"What is it now?" I ask as she crawls in. "It's a bathtub Mommy," as if I should have known just by looking at it.


  1. So cute! I love the picture with her little toes peeking out! Kids sure do love boxes. I always save big ones and let E-Ray and the neighbor boy use them for their adventures. They usually turn into monster trucks or pirate ships. I'll put them out in the yard and let them color them with the sidewalk chalk. I wish B and E-Ray could play in the boxes together.....

  2. I LOVE this. I hope somehow seeing it through their eyes makes it a little more bearable and a lot more like Christmas. :)

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  4. We're moving in a few months, and I know my kids will be over the moon with all the boes :)


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