…now that my youngest son is 17, to put away the twin-sized Lego sheets:
…and the glow-in-the-dark star sheets…
They haven’t been used in ages. I think I’ll keep the Lego sheets for future grandkids or visitors since they’re a classic toy that I am sure will still be around. But I am not sure if the glow-in-the-dark ones will retain their glowiness over time, so I might donate those.
This season of bit by bit slowly putting away childish things as boys grow into men is a good and necessary though wistful one for moms. But I indulged a secret smile while putting away laundry in my son’s closet to discover that some old friends remained, apparently affectionately arranged: