Kids Were Here

We are a group of passionate photographers who are setting out to document details of evidence that Kids Were Here. It is a fabulous idea introduced by the very talented and creative Ketti Photography.

"in the the moment it is easy to get frustrated with all the mess and clutter that results from living with children. this set reminds me how quickly it will all pass. one day the toys will be in totes no longer played with. i will miss this. i'm reminded to slow down. to not stress about it. my happiness is not dependant upon everything put back into place and a neat and tidy home.

one day we will have a wonderful reminder. evidence left behind written upon our hearts and minds of our children. photographs that will bring us back to this very day, when our kids were here." -jude wood

Cheerios. My oldest, who is six, has multiple food allergies & intolerances. He's grown out of a lot of them over the past four years, which means we get to try a lot of new foods, like Cheerios. This is his very first box of them. He loves them, of course. While we love having them as an option, we also now find them on the floor, the counter, their clothes, etc. But I am still grateful to have this tasty little cereal reappear in our lives.

Some days, this teddy bear is well-loved by my oldest. Some days, he's well-fought over by both boys. Some days, he's thrown around. Lately, he's been keeping the books company, until evening, when both bear & books are coveted.

We haven't decided between repainting this wall its original color or covering it in chalkboard paint. I'm inclined to think chalkboard paint would be more successful. 

We made an apple pie last week, everyone had been pretty sick for awhile & we needed some sweetness. I'm pretty sure that handprint added a lot of extra flavor.

Trouble was a favorite game. It hasn't been played much lately, instead its pieces have become pirate treasure.