Desperate times call for desperate measures, right?
They've spent most of today resting, reading, doing puzzles, and roping me into rounds of Parcheesi and Sequence for Kids. Just recently they've started to get frustrated and bicker with one another, which is a definite sign of recovery: there's enough strength to fight.
As for me, I've scoured and sanitized to the point that I'm no longer afraid to touch shared household surfaces. We'll be in good shape when my husband returns from his travels tomorrow afternoon.
While cleaning, I found a little gem on top of my daughter's desk. It was a valentine -- one that that was given to her from her.
Just the thought if it made me smile.
We'd all do well to send ourselves valentines on occasion -- elementary school style with encouragement, a cheesy rhyme, and the ample use of exclamation points.
These would be mine for the last few days:
Go on. Give yourself a valentine today. You deserve it.
Lower two images adapted from Picadilly Pink (Flickr.com), and *USB* (Flickr.com), respectively.
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