Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away Now

Actual footage of my children when requested to pare down the toy tub. ...Except that my kids are cuter. And have hair.

Semantics... anyway- the topic is the toys. And their attachment to them. Even though - they're not being used.


2014, I think I saw some lying around. Indicating usage.

During the season of Lent I have asked my children to pick an item - one each day that is either broken and needs to hit the trash, unused but in acceptable condition that can be donated or clothing items that are too small/no longer worn for whatever reason.

And they act like I'm taking their freshly-made platelets.

My two youngest went down to the toy tub to begin the process and actually started PLAYING with the toys.

Like "pew-pew" and "aww remember this?"

What?? No! You've had your chance. Say your goodbyes and move on. Pick a pile, any pile and deposit your item. Thank you for banking at Mama's Can't Take This Anymore, where getting rid of your items gives Mama a little more sanity each day.

Oh, and if you need some help with this task, have no fear. I'm a mom. That's what I do best....

*Cue evil laughter*

Wish me luck, everyone.

*Walks away singing..."one way, or another, I'm gonna getcha. I'll getcha, I'll getcha..."