We decided last night that we will be moving in two weeks! Yes we have lost our minds, yes we are excited and so are the girls.
This move will be local. We moved into this place right around Thanksgiving last year. We have made some wonderful memories in this place. We will not say goodbye forever though.
My mom and my brother are moving here. They are going to move into this place with my dad and we are moving out. It’s a win/win situation for everyone.
We will most likely leave their toys in the backyard so when we come to visit they can still play. For the grand move itself, we will take all of the heavy things like our beds, dressers, couch, tv, computer. Over the weeks after the move we can come back to gather smaller things in our van.
It’s really wild because we don’t even have a place picked out yet. That’s ok. When we moved here I found this place in one day. The townhome we were supposed to move into last year wasn’t ready and we didn’t find out until the day of the move.
So you see, I work well under pressure.
The only thing I’m really worried about right now is making sure the kids have a great Christmas.
For us Christmas is more than decorations and gifts. Still, I would like to decorate and get our tree up. At first I was thinking we could put up some decorations here and then put the tree up in our new place, and we could make decorations for the windows in both places.
Too lofty a goal maybe?
We have so much stuff to pack. I think I’m going to try to freecycle as much as possible over these next two weeks.
We knew we were going to move out of this place, it’s happening a little sooner than we expected.
I’m so excited to see my brother again. We were not all that close growing up, but I would like to change that. He has never Ava or Samuel. The last time he saw Nakiah she was 15 months old I believe. It’s been way too long.
If you’ve been reading my blog for a time, you know I do not have the best relationship with my mom.
That is also something I would like to change. I’m not expecting a grand change over night, or even in the next few months. I accept that repairing relationships takes time.
Kiah remembers my mom, but Ava does not.
Remember when I talked about embracing change?
Well, I have a lot of things in my life about to change. I’m ready. I think I’m strong enough to handle whatever life throws at me.
I’m going to make some changes of my own as well. I have a feeling 2011 is going to be filled with change of all kinds. I think it will be a good year.