Feb
12
Filed Under (day to day, health care, random) by Rachel on 12-02-2008

Rachel’s tip for balancing illness and parenting:

  • If you have a fever & sore throat, don’t  throw a hissy fit and yell at your children.  Firstly, because they are probably not as annoying as your sick butt thinks they are.  Plus, if you yell with a sore throat, it will just hurt more and for longer.
  • Try to get sick over a weekend so your spouse can help out with parenting. If that doesn’t work, then just keep calling your spouse at work to whine.  Alternately, if your throat hurts, IM your spouse with your current temperature reading.
  • It’s good timing to receive 2 boxes of books from Amazon right before a weekend when you’re under doctor’s orders to put your feet up!

Another random tip or two:

  • Hitting refresh over and over doesn’t make an email you are awaiting come any faster.
  • It is good form to acknowledge when your dog alerts you to a car (or truck, or person, or seagull..) passes your house. It is poor form to sulk when the FedEx or UPS folks deliver a package to your neighbors but not to you.

Life’s just chugging along here.  The evil migraine/headaches are starting to ease up, so there should be more book reviews posted in the next few days.  There’s, um, a bit of a book backlog.

Comments

Pages tagged "seagull" on 16 February, 2008 at 3:50 am #

[...] bookmarks tagged seagull Tips for the day saved by 1 others     krysyuy12 bookmarked on 02/16/08 | [...]


Post a Comment
Name:
Email:
Website:
Comments:
    • A Gaggle of Girls


      About Me: I'm a Mom living a busy life with 3 girls (11, 9, 6) who have just started school for the first time, Celiac Disease, , Chronic Lyme Disease which acts like Fibromyalgia, job-hunting, 1 cat, 1 puppy in exile, and a lot of books as we stay with family in New England. We eat great, homecooked, allergy safe food due to our food allergies & sensitivities.


      www.flickr.com




    • Current Reading

      Book and product reviews are on hold until the New Year. The book I am writing, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dairy Free Eating, will be finished on 12/15/08, so reviews will resume after the holiday season.
    • Check out our other book reviews
    • Instant Book Gratification

    • Other Writing
    • Official NaNoWriMo 2007 Winner
    • Check out my Novel Excerpt Page
    • Wow, Awards!

    • IBS Tales Hope Award