My husband and I bought our first home in March of 2011. We decided to change out the floors and do some painting starting last January. When we replace our master bedroom floors is when the little boy started showing up. My husband tends to flick the fitted sheets in his sleep. One night the noise was getting to me and I shook him and asked him to stop. He said it was not him making the noise, that it was keeping him up, too. I looked to my left and that is when I saw him. We have a nightlight in the bedroom so I could see him clearly. He looked to be about four years old wearing a grey t-shirt and blue jean shorts. He had no shoes on and had glasses and blond hair. He looked at me, giggled and then disappeared.
The next night my husband saw him in our bathroom just standing behind him at around 2:30 in the morning. I thought he may only show up in the bedroom or at night, but I was wrong. I was in my kitchen at around noon getting my dog's medicine when I saw something in my peripheral vision. I looked to my left and he was stooped behind the couch like he was playing hide and seek. I said, "Hi" and he giggled and took of toward the bedroom. I was startled but decided to go look for him. I checked our office and the bedroom but couldn't find him anywhere.
He has made numerous appearances and seems to be shy but playful. He's only ever said "Hi" once and waved. He seems to be scared of storms, that is when he comes sits at the foot of the bed the most. I have noticed shoes rearranged on my closet shelf and both our cat and dog like to go sleep in there when they never showed much interest in our closet before. We have toys for when my nephew comes to visit that go off on their own or are moved from where we last put them. At Christmas we spotted him peeking into the living room when we decorated our tree. He has never been past the couch in the living room.
We are the third owners of the house, it was built in 1996. The couple we bought it from never mentioned losing a child, but then again we had more of a buyer/seller relationship rather than a friendly one. It makes me curious as to who he is and why he is in our home. We are not really frightened of him, just startled sometimes when we see him. However, we are becoming used to his little visits and pranks.