One of the challenges in having a toddler is keeping the entire house spick and span. Sure, there will be thise glorious moments when you stare at your freshly wiped floors, neatly areanged shelves and storage bins, clear countertops, well kempt bed, dry bathroom floors. Those are the most triumphant ten seconds in a mom's life.
We're currently four years into this relationship. I arrange the toys and books on the shelves, she systematically disarranges them. Cleaning up is one of her responsibilities after playtime, but being a toddler and all, she just literally shoves them into any space she could fit them into.
Before going to bed, I make sure that everything is back in their proper place. We live in a tight space so every square inch in the house is important. And quite frankly, I've had it with the cramped stuffed toys situation. I couldn't just put them in another toy bin, I'd like to keep the floors clear at all times.
And so, here comes the crochet hammock. If you're a mom, there's a high chance that you're a fan of multipurpose items. Who wouldn't, right? This hammock serves as a toy where she could put her Baby Emily down during playtime. But after playtime, this also serves as a hanging storage for all of her stuffed toys. Hopefully all of them could fit in there, but hey, I trust my child. She can shove her toys into any space especially when she knows it's her computer game time already.
Anyways, this crochet hammock was made based on @jonalyn2020's pattern she posted the other week. I just changed it up a bit to fit the mesh size I was aiming at. Right now, it still needs the ropes on both ends. Will finish it off tomorrow maybe. I got a bit preoccupied with our homeschooling now that I have my two young neices in the house too.
I am temporarily teaching a first grader, a third grader, and a preschooler. Totally challenging feat, but one I fully and happily accept. I am going to tell more about this in the next few days.
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@romeskie is a full-time stay at home mom juggling homeschooling, crocheting, and homemaking. A Business Administration graduate with a major in Marketing who ended up in the contact center industry, on the frontlines, climbing her way up to Workforce Management where she found her passion in real-time analysis and management. A once self-proclaimed careerwoman who soon realized homemaking was her real calling. Her passion varies from reading, writing, photography, and most of all, crocheting.