Monday, January 24, 2011

The Load of Laundry That Changed My Life

Well, maybe not...but "The Load of Laundry That Was A Tangible Example of How My Life is Going To Change Once I Have a Baby Boy and Everything's No Longer Pink and Purple" seemed like a bit of a long title.

Let me just say that I'm THRILLED to be having a boy. And not just because we'll "have our boy" and can stop. God-willing, this is just the beginning to a wonderful "quiver full" of arrows. And I'd have been THRILLED to be having a girl...I hope (as was my feeling when I was packing away infant girl things) that I'll again have a little girl to wear the pink monkey sleeper :) among other things.

All that said, as I was doing laundry tonight, I tossed a load from the washer to the drier. It was mostly girls' clothes....and it was a light colored load. I noticed that each toss (my washer and drier are diagonal from each other) was a motley of pinks, purples, and whites...and was really girlie. And I had a moment.

In the next few months, my laundry will change from pinks and purples to blues and greens. It was just a moment when I got a glimpse into the future. Made me think of all the other things that are going to change.


Anonymous said...

My laundry recently did the opposite and added pink and purple to very dirty little boy clothes. Congrats on the boy! They are lots of fun but you will now spend much time with trucks and trains.

Sarah said...

Amy...too funny. I just went through the little stash of boy clothes that I do have last night and thought about laundry again :)

Thanks for posting, and thanks for the congrats...we're in the home stretch and things are starting to feel more real :)