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Daylight Savings Time, Cabin Fever, and The Aprons & Pearls Linkup

Happy Daylights Savings Time! Said no mom ever…. The fall back is rough getting up an hour early because your child thinks it is normal time. The spring forward is rough because to them it’s just 7 pm when it is now supposed to be 8 pm. Have I mentioned girlie is a night owl? A night owl on day light savings time is even less fun.
Everyone except hubby is pretty much over whatever IT was. I came down with it Thursday. Saturday morning my fever broke, but I was still feeling off. Saturday hubby came down with a fever. By Friday the children were, for the most part, completely better. The toddler has a bit of a cough. I just feel wiped out. I want to balance getting stuff done now (because I have done hardly anything around the house since Wednesday night) with taking easy so I do not go down again.
The big kids have been amazing. The have been stuck inside for over a week, but have been great sports about it. They have been helpful. I must admit though, when I was sick girlie did not take care of me like she took care of daddy. Cool rag, water bottle (that I filled up), checking him with her steph-a-scope and fer-mometer, having Google play relaxing, quiet music, and rubbing his feet….
Our house smells of elderberries and garlic.
Hubby did take our oldest to see a movie Saturday morning before he spiked a fever, but they all need a good few hours at a play place to run and climb and jump (especially our toddler!). That will wait a few days more.
We are taking a light schedule this week. Just karate and science time Thursday.
The weather here has been up and down like a yo-yo, which may be part of the reason we are having such a tough time.
The flowering trees behind our house are blooming as well. Enter allergy season. Yay! I have a few things that we will be trying this year, and I may share some about that here later.
Our oldest has been asking every day if it is still winter. Yes, sweetie, it is. Not that we have had many signs of it. No snow yet. It is really looking like it will not snow. Girlie says that it can’t be winter if it doesn’t snow. Yes, it can sweetie. It does not seem fair, but yes, it can.
That is one reason a winter family bucket list is so hard. Part of it is that Winter does not really start until nearly Christmas and a lot of our Christmas traditions actually take place in autumn (sshhh!).
I will be updating our Spring bucket list this year. Hopefully we will hit some of the things that we did not get to last year.
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2 thoughts on “Daylight Savings Time, Cabin Fever, and The Aprons & Pearls Linkup

  1. Trying to imagine a winter without snow . . .
    We are melting once again here, and our yard is a sea of mud. I really don’t look for spring here in Maine until April.
    Have a great week!

  2. Robbi, I’ve been texting with a small group of ladies from church about a meeting. Their texts sound like your post what with sick littles! Tis the season … Hoping they are all well soon and the weather allows you all to get out. Blessings!

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