8/19/2019 2 Comments
This house has 7 doors and 12 windows.
This house has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
This house has had 2 floods in the basement as a result of 2 broken sump pumps.
This house has been broken into 1 time; this house has had 1 alarm system installed.
This house has witnessed 2 labors and 1 broken water.
This house has welcomed home 2 babies.
This house has grown a 3 year-old into a 10 year-old.
This house watched a 3 year-old choke on 1 toy. This house breathed a sigh of relief when 1 life was spared.
This house has creaked and groaned 1 thousand times during 3 years of middle of the night nursing.
This house has smiled as 1st roll overs and 1st foods and 1st steps have been applauded.
This house has shook with the music of 500 dance parties, play dates, and sleepovers.
This house has laughed along with 1 million giggles, smiles, and belly laughs.
This house has cried along with 500 tears.
This house has provided walls to hang 263 pieces of art work, certificates of achievement, and school pictures.
This house has groaned at the same number of timeouts and fights.
This house has hosted 8 birthday parties, with 50 small children running through the 9 rooms, jumping on 1 trampoline, and hitting 8 pinatas.
This house has watched 15 sets of birthday candles being blown out.
This house has watched 6 New Years brought in; each one sweeter than the last.
This house held 6 adults, 4 children, and 2 dogs during one of those New Years.
This house has sagged with the passing of 3 dear (great) grandparents.
This house has been nestled in the center of 4 amazing neighbors that have generously provided us with access to 1 daycare, 2 pools, and 7 dogs.
This house has 4 walls that have swelled with 1 million hugs, kisses, and snuggles for 6 years.
This house has held 2,274 days of love.
This house is just a house. These walls are just walls. That yard is just a yard.
And the most important parts of this house are the ones we are taking with us to the next house.