A. Always save the popsicle sticks so you can make a craft
B. Bear in mind that glue and popsicle sticks will only keep your child entertained for 10 minutes…TOPS.
C. Count on cleaning up glue and popsicle sticks alone.
D. Dig out the boxes of Jello and make it together (or my favorite, buy prepared Jello)
E. Everything is bearable with enough coffee, caffeine and cartoons.
F. Forget about keeping the house clean.
G. Get out the puzzles, books on tape, coloring books and board games.
I. In case of mental health emergency, call Grandma for backup.
J. Just breathe, then settle in for a movie with your child.
W. Who am I kidding? I’m too tired to finished the ABCs of illness induced cabin fever!