threw out our crib!
We got our crib over 11 years ago, from my aunt who got it from her brother-in-law and used it for my cousin.
So, for being about 25 years old or older and having been through 7 kids plus kids I have babysat for- it has been a wonderful crib and of course, very sentimental.
But, over the years it has deteriorated- possibly from 2 middle children who liked to climb over the side- just speculating.
Each of our children has been in it for 3 years, with the exception of our youngest, if you remember this story.
So, it has been sitting in my bedroom against the wall (yes, that is the picture of my room below- I thought about cleaning it for the picture- but I thought I would be honest with you guys) for the last couple of months and the husband said it was time to put it to the curb!
I argued for awhile and thought about sneaking it down to the basement (all I read on submission and I was going to lie- sad), but in the end- what am I going to do with a broken down crib?
I submitted, I was okay with it until we walked to the bus stop and my eldest said, "No, mom, don't throw out the crib". My heart broke, but I left it and when it was gone, I couldn't believe it.
Bye friend, who held my small little babies and kept them safe- thanks for your years of service.
At least I am another step closer to not being a hoarder.
“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.