Wednesday, February 13, 2019

On Letting Go of Baby Clothes

This has been a long time coming - okay - so I'm 11 years behind on baby clothes.

I love children's clothing. It was my hobby (seriously) when they were little. Still is. Peter Pan collars on a holiday, sweet cardigan - that fills my heart with joy. I will always love classic, old-fashioned, beautiful clothes on my daughters. But really, I didn't need all of this. So one weekend in January this happened.



And I'll be honest. It was easy. Until the 8th hour in when I was ugly crying, sobbing in the middle of it all.

For the stages that I'll never have again.

For the little that I'd do anything to hold.

For life changes.

I had a good cry.

And then I cleaned it all up.

32 bins!!!!

32!!!!

Kept some, gave some, donated the rest... all 32 bins that were packed to the brim!

2 comments:

  1. Oh it's so hard getting rid of those sweet and adorable clothes knowing they will never wear them again. I loved being able to dress my girls how I wanted them to look especially on the holidays matching and oh so tiny. I saved my very favorites as well and the extra cute dresses that I don't save get handed down to my nieces so I can see them wearing them and remember my sweet girls in them at one time.

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  2. It's so hard to go through their clothes...so many memories with each outfit. When we moved I went through everything and kept special outfits. I also kept some favorite ones that I hope to turn into blankets of each of them one day.

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