Lots of busy, chilly, and educational goings on this week for my Sandwich Generation family! As you can see, we finally got SOME snow. Not a lot, and it didn't last long. By afternoon – the snow on our lawn was gone and the snow on our driveway was melting away as well.
The odd thing was that my senior mom and I got the most, while my grandkids – who only live a few miles away – barely got any. So we followed their excellent idea, put several bowls in the ground, and collected snow for one grandchild to eat when he spent the night. We put the other bowls in the freezer and his siblings will get to enjoy their own snow later this week.
Since it was too cold to go outside, we did a lot of indoor games this week including our newest fave – the Words with Friends game apps. We are having so much fun with these phonics and spelling activities! This app is an excellent tool to help with teaching a child or grandkid to read or improve their reading and vocabulary skills! (Shhhhh – don't tell them it's so wonderfully educational, though. They just think it's plain old fun! ).
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