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DH thinks our back yard is trashy because...

Anonymous
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We have toys. Well duh DH! We have 5 kids, 4 that are 10 and under!

What we have:

13 foot trampoline
13 foot above ground pool
Sand box
Little tykes play house
Swing set
Climber with large slide
Small slide
Shed houses bikes and ride on cars and power wheels (but our youngest's little pink car stays out usually because she plays with it a lot!)

Our yard is rather big. I look at it all and see a thing of absolute beauty! Our kids use everything and have so much fun! We keep the yard clean, sandbox covered, pool covered, etc when not in use. I cannot believe he thinks the toys make us look trashy!
Posted by Anonymous on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:54 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:55 PM
Honestly, I tend to agree with your DH.
krisnkids
by Gold Member on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:55 PM

Pic?

squeekers
by squeekers on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:55 PM

sounds lived in, not trashy.

Tinse
by Crazy Bird Lady on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:56 PM

That yard sounds as if it could belong to the neighbours next door; it doesn't bother me in the least.

At least the kids have something to do outside!

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:58 PM

I wouldn't like that either but I wouldn't call it trashy right off the bat without seeing it. Things like that do diminish property value though. In some areas. Trampolines are bad news in general. That does kind of sound like a lot but we have nothing but trees and landscaping  in our backyard, lol. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:58 PM
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I would too if we didn't have little kids! lol I guess my kids happiness is more important than my image to others. Meh. I love sitting outside, hearing them play and have fun. I also love that their friends beg to come here and play so I don't have to worry about carting them to other people's houses or public parks that are full of asshole kids. Makes my life easy!

Quoting Anonymous 2: Honestly, I tend to agree with your DH.
wexfordmom
by Bronze Member on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:59 PM
My husband would die!!! He thinks when our boys left a baseball bat and a few baseballs in the yard we looked trashy.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:59 PM
I need a pic to be a fair judge.
dustinsmom1
by Gold Member on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:59 PM
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Sounds like a fun childhood to Me! Tell dh they will be grown before you know it and he can have any kind of yard he wants after that!
bubbs0809
by Emerald Member on Aug. 4, 2017 at 12:59 PM
It sounds fun
Who cares what it looks like?
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