Kevin picked out the boys' PJ's last night and got them dressed for bed. I did a double take when I saw Connor. He wore the outfit on the left. Then I glanced at Ryan and he had on the one on the right.
I realized right away that neither one of them had matching jammies on. And not only that - it wasn't that he mixed up the shirt of one set with the pants of the other, but he had parts and pieces of 4 totally different sets of PJs.
Most of the time I try to fold and sort the boys' laundry. But I often leave it all in a tub until I wash all the lights, darks and in betweens in the hopes that I will be able to match everything back up again. Right now we are in the half and half phase where I have washed some of the laundry, but not all of it. And we have been picking things out of the tub as we need it.
Every time I fold laundry I end up with a few assorted things that don't match. A PJ top without the bottoms. Bottoms without a top. Shirts without their matching shorts. That kind of thing. It happens so often I have dedicated a drawer to the odds and ends in the hope that with the next round of laundry or two it's matches will be found. For the longest time I was perplexed on how I could have an even number of tops and bottoms but not have matching sets given that they always wear tops and bottoms. Apparently I should keep a little closer eye on Kevin's choices...