I swear our toddler drops it like it’s hot when “Ode to Joy” plays. And I swear she didn’t get that from me.
What she did get from me (and her dad and our huge extended families) are a ton of toys.
There’s a Winnie the Pooh alphabet block wagon that codependently asks if we’ve seen Tigger, Eeyore, and Piglet. Pooh’s alphabet song sounds like a necromancy chant when its batteries run low.
There’s an elephant that blows plastic balls out of its trunk. Z shoved a block and some crayons in and it sounded like a dying T-Rex.
In short, my family room looks like a daycare center.
And it’s driving me nuts.
I mean it’s hard to have a sexy couple’s night in with a movie and wine when we’re staring at a green plastic turtle with an insipid grin that encourages us to ” bounce and play.”
Truth is, we’re running out of room in this home.
Which is too bad because we LOVE this house and neighborhood. And of course, because we’re addicted to DIY , we have plenty of ideas to put the final spit shine and polish on our starter home.
We’re gonna pare down some of the toys but we’d also love some ideas on how to stretch a few more miles out of this place storage-wise.