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Day 50: Random Acts of Kidness

It struck me today when I ran downstairs to change out the laundry. I saw this:
I have mentioned before that I complain way more than I should about stuff that all kids do. Bickering. Whining. Ignoring. Making messes. Not listening. Ever. 

And just when I think I can't take it anymore, I see stuff like this and have to giggle a little bit. Kids are so great at doing completely random stuff and just taking all sorts of joy in it. 

I have one kid, the current owner of the boots inside my boots, who is really particular about stuff -- where it is kept, how it is kept and to whom it belongs. If the baby wasn't napping in their bedroom if take a photo of a drawer I thought was empty that he's made into his secret little safe. Its pretty adorable, really. 

I wandered very quickly and quietly around the house, because people are napping all over the place, and took these shots of some of the Random Acts of Kidness (see what I did there?): 

Jake and Paul Molitor four-wheeling!

This is the pantry of their "kitchen center" where you see cereal bars and an almond container filled with a Bison football jersey. I can't even begin to explain this.

At this moment, we have no less than 12 pieces of art scotch taped to the wall, just in the main living area. The visual clutter just kills me, especially when we have a designated art wall downstairs. But when I stop to think about it, they're actually really endearing. I'm not devastated that we're out of tape though.

These are clipboards that are supposed to be for our second art wall, but we haven't gotten around to hanging them yet. At least they are precariously stacked on the wine rack not out of reach of the maniac one-year-old. Whew.

So if you have little ones, take a moment to appreciate and joyfully accept this type of nonsense today! 


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