My parents brought over more of my boxes that they've had saved of mine throughout the years. Toys, school papers, notes from high school, my cat statue collection. My mom is infamous for documenting all of the "cute things" I've said (and my sister) as a kid. I hope when I have children, I remember to do that, because it's hilarious to look back at now....at least for me. When I giggle uncontrollably and tell Lou "wait wait...you have to hear this thing I said when I was 5, I can tell it's not as funny to him, but he smiles. At least he's humoring me.
When my sister Kelly was born 15 years ago, I bought this Kelly doll (I think she was 3 or so, when I actually bought it). It's still sealed in the box after all of these years, a little squished, but alright. It's funny because I still think of her this age. It's hard to imagine she's almost driving and having boyfriends.
My mom wrote down a conversation she had with me when I was four...
mom - "what does a mother do?"
me - "she draws pictures, reads newspapers, watches tv when the kids are asleep, takes a walk to the park and reads magazines.
mom - "what do dads do?"
me - "go to work, put kids to bed and give kids dinner."
mom - "what do nanas do?"
me - "oh, they clean up."
mom - "what do aunts do?"
me - "watch kids"
And a scrap of paper my mom found in my room when I was 12...
"Misson: Spy on parental units
1. They are in kitchen"
I don't know...I thought those were hilarious. Lou thinks I'm even more nuts now!
Personally...I think he's just jealous that he wasn't as cute and sassy of a kid as I was.
...to be continued (I have lots more!)