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Rachel Jane
01-26-2011, 08:55 AM
read aloud to family members
write letters
catch up with friends (phone or email)
hang out on the boards :D
crochet for gifts or charities
knit for gift or charities
watch classic movies w/your dc
have your dc give you oral reports
have your dc read out loud to you
listen to recorded books with your dc while they work on projects
mend clothing
fill in a journal that asks questions about your life to give to your DC
make leashes with kumihimo weaving
listen to your DC play musical instruments or sing
listen to nature outside your window
scrap book (not me, I am scrap book impaired)
put photos into photo albums
write lesson plans
write how to lists and have your dc go do

helpful hints: Open your blinds and open the window a crack for some fresh air.


Robin in Colorado
01-26-2011, 09:27 AM
teach a handicraft
work on math
plan menus and shopping lists
use the laptop to make lists, etc. for home organization
fold laundry

Sue C
01-26-2011, 01:05 PM
:group: snuggle your babies. :) And they are never too old to snuggle. :D

mariah m
01-27-2011, 04:03 PM
Aaaahhh....scrapbooking. That is something I really need to get caught up on but can't handle sitting at the table. I'm thinking about just trying to find some archival slip in albums to make it easier. I have so many pics it's unbelievable.

Rachel Jane
01-28-2011, 05:07 PM
:group: snuggle your babies. :) And they are never too old to snuggle. :D

And they are always our babies!

Lindsey Carter
01-29-2011, 11:10 AM
I like your lists and do some of the same things on my bad days. Here are some other things...

make cards
write notes to others who are ill &/or need some encouragement
start a list of things you are thankful for
play a card game with dc
make educational games for dc
read a book
surf the web
catch up with old friends on facebook or e-mail
hand sew a quilt with dc
color with dc
build with legos with dc
organize the cds and dvds
clean out purse
make a gift for birthdays and Christmas
sing songs with the dc
find and preview educational videos on youtube to use with school units
listen to music
read blogs
make a library list and/or put books on hold
let the dc pick out a book for you to read just for fun

01-30-2011, 12:24 PM
Wow! These are such great ideas that I think I'm going to call a "sick day" soon! :lol: