This morning she made me laugh.
After getting her out of a pair of overalls with a broken zipper she asked me from the top of the stairs..."Do you have a pair of overalls?" I burst out laughing and said no. Then I remembered all my overalls. My full length overalls that I loved to wear with my black turtle neck thin sweater - not a bulky sweater. Then there was my short length overalls with the folded cuff that I loved to wear with a white sleeveless t-shirt like tank. They were so comfortable and quite in fashion when I started teaching. I had overalls year round and I thought they were cute and fun!
I had one more pair of overalls and I wouldn't say they were cute and fun! They ended my overall ownership. They had a purpose and served me well but maternity overalls just weren't the same. They weren't the same weight of denim. They weren't the same cut. They weren't the same shade. They were big. I felt like I was wearing a tent. But to give them a fair chance I didn't really like any maternity clothes. After probably over wearing my maternity overalls, I swore I'd never own a pair again.
But just maybe, these fond memories and being able to save the day for one very cute daughter requires me to give this life decision a second look. Which requires a whole set of questions to investigate. Are overalls in style again? Can a mama of teenage/college kids wear overalls? I've heard if you wore something once and the style returns you shouldn't wear them the second time around. Is that true? After mulling these questions over, I realize some times you can't save the day and you don't need to rush into something so you can save the day.
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