Hudson Valley Parent

HVP January 2016

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Page 26 of 39 n Hudson Valley Parent 27 couch and let the voice in the box do all the work for you. Use a lap tray to hold coloring books, puzzles, and treats. Tea time Tea is a great go-to for hydra- tion and kids like to drink what the grownups drink. My kids love tea served in a mug because that's how they see mama drink her tea. Serve a favorite snack along with tea and drink together. Board games Playing card games like Uno, Go-Fish, or Memory are easy to play (and store nicely in that lap tray). It helps to pass the time. The last thing you want to hear on top of the sick day demands is, "I'm bored." Make a craft If your kids are too antsy to stay in bed, or lie down on the couch make a craft with them. Even if it's cutting pictures from an old maga- zine and gluing them onto a page. Roxanne Ferber is "The Whatever Mom" blogger. She is a full time wife and twin mama living on coffee and wine. She enjoys the pure rush of cleaning the potty between loads of laundry. TAKE 25 % OFF AN Y T WO ITEMS OF YOUR CH OICE IN -STORE ONLY * PLUS SAVE UP TO 20 % ON EVERYTHING ELSE STOREWIDE *Must buy two items in a single transaction to receive 25% discount. Some exclusions apply. Ask a designer or visit for details. Sale ends January 31, 2016. ©2015 Ethan Allen Global, Inc. NEWBURGH THE BELLS' AN AUTHORIZED ETHAN ALLEN RETAILER ROUTE 32 94 NORTH PLANK ROAD 845.565.6000

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