Wordless Wednesday: Out With the Old

Written by NPN_Admin on December 28th, 2011

Balance, Family Structure, Wordless Wednesday

This week we asked: What does “out with the old” look like to you?

(And be sure to check out this week’s articles.)

Shannon says, “My beloved Nana on her deathbed with her daughter Bev. Bev and her partner Bobbe did most of the care of her in her final years and their loving compassion, great humor, and tender care were an amazing example for me. Though I will always miss my Nana, I am really glad I had such good examples of how to gently help someone leave this world.”

Shannon blogs at Pineapples & Artichokes.

MommaJorje.com says burning old stuff, especially a first wedding dress, can be cathartic or even empowering.

From Lauren: “Mikko at 3 years old helps us sweep out the old kitchen floor and bathroom fixtures, right before the birth of his new brother. (Wait, why did we start a big renovation when I was umpteen months pregnant?)”

Lauren blogs at Hobo Mama.

From Rebekah: A pile of give-aways that will soon be donated to the local thrift store.

Rebekah blogs at Liberated Family.

Tell us: What does “out with the old” look like in your family?

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3 Responses to Wordless Wednesday: Out With the Old

  1. Momma Jorje

    @Lauren – I’m sure it was because it sounded like a better idea than trying to do the renovations with a newborn added to the mix!

    @Rebekah – good for you! Gotta love seeing folks minimizing. And passing stuff along.

    @Shannon – thank you for sharing such a precious time with us.

  2. Gaby@Tmuffin  

    These are so not what I expected to see. I really like this WW. Shannon, that is a beautiful and touching photo. I love seeing all that stuff being donated, old memories being torched, and–of course–children cleaning!

  3. Lauren  

    I really found this topic meaningful, even though at first I couldn’t figure out what to contribute. 🙂 Shannon, your picture and story are so touching.

    And this all reminds me I have more old stuff to get out!