Parent or not, there are always items you misplace, daily even. Things you might routinely lose: your keys, phone, TV remote, or wallet. These are items pretty much everyone can relate to misplacing regularly. After kids, the list seems to increase exponentially. Pillows from your couch can go missing for days. I don’t even know how that can even happen, but it can. We have packed everything up, moved, gone through everything while unpacking and still been unable to find outfits, books, or tools.
I’m not sure if it’s mom brain, or sneaky kids, or just complete loss of your bearings, but items just seem to disappear into a black hole, never to return when you become a parent.
The list is endless, but these are my top missing items offenders:
- Nail clippers
- Butt cream
- Half eaten food
- Fridge magnets (Especially the ABC’s magnets)
There are even multiples of most of these items (I’m talking about you most of all nail clippers!) and still we are unable to unearth it when we need it. Below are just a few found (or half found) items over my past four years of motherhood.
If you are in the same boat as me, always check the play kitchen first! Did I hit the mark, or miss something in your top 10? I would love to know. Please tell me I’m not alone!