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Once upon a time there was a big, overstuffed basket.  And next to it was a little girl, named Elizabeth.  Elizabeth did not like to see her Mom bring out the basket because when Mom brought it out, Elizabeth knew she would have to work.

Because in the basket, you see, were all the things that Mom was told Elizabeth needed to do and work on.  There was Theraputty in it, coloring books, thick crayons, special scissors as well as things for her mouth work, like whistles or a vibrating elephant.

Mom called  this time with the basket “Elizabeth’s work time”  and it meant that Elizabeth could not do anything else while working, just sitting with mom doing thing after thing. And truthfully, little Elizabeth really hated “work time.” Read the rest of this entry »

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I know that those first few flakes of snow seems so pretty.  We even open the curtains at night and look up and sigh…..

That was in November.

Now it is February and we do not think they are so pretty anymore.  We do not make a point to look up at them at night and I am pretty sure we are not sighing at their beauty.

We are knee deep in winter here in Ohio.  From the negative 45 degree wind chill to the 15 inches of snow we got in one weekend.

We are also knee deep in cabin fever.  For our nice and warm friends, please bear with me.  Cabin fever is not exclusive to those in the cold.

We try to battle this in 4 easy peasy ways… Read the rest of this entry »

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