What You Should Wear To Giant Wall Stickers For Kids
Dear Heloise: Letâ€™s not balloon those in nursing homes. Here are some suggestions of items to accompany them: a battery-operated bank alarm with ample numbers (provide added batteries); magazines with appealing pictures and ample print; and a account lath with ancestors pictures would be nice, forth with appearance books and black pencils. Accompany simple agenda amateur and puzzles, and a ablaze lap blanket. Play with the seniors, or apprehend to them.
Can you sew? Offer to booty in slacks and sew on buttons. The nurses are active â€” abounding times they donâ€™t accept time.
Elaine R., Fort Dodge, Iowa
Elaine R.: Lovely ideas. This time of year can accompany the dejection â€” why not brighten the day of seniors? Thank you for autograph in.
Dear Heloise: Because bath tissue comes in so abounding altered counts and sizes, it is difficult to acquisition the best amount and value. Therefore, I advance that a assemblage amount be added to the amount listing.
Like food, it would advice to apperceive the amount per unit. This additionally could be included in added cardboard products, such as cardboard towels and facial tissues. It would be enlightening.
Lu L., Whiting, N.J.
Lu L.: Abundant point! Manufacturers, are you listening? Readers, booty advantage of the shelf stickers at the supermarket. Thereâ€™s a abundance of advice on that little ticket. And accompany a calculator into the store, or acquisition a calculator app on your buzz to alphabetize amount per, aloof in case.
Dear Heloise: Iâ€™ve acclimated â€ścolor catcherâ€ť bedding for the laundry in the past, but again my washer wouldnâ€™t drain, and back the artisan came to adjustment it, he begin the bedding bottleneck the cesspool basket.
I advance agreement the bedding in a cobweb bag, and again casting it in the washer. It will still aggregate dyes but wonâ€™t be sucked into the drain.
Margaret in Hood River, Ore.
Dear Heloise: Iâ€™ve organized all the kids in my adjacency into a agenda so anybody will accomplish the academy bus on time. Moms and dads can argument me if somebodyâ€™s activity to absence school, and we additionally can acquaint via email and phone.
We animate the kids to do their homework, get a acceptable nightâ€™s sleep, eat a acceptable breakfast, backpack a advantageous cafeteria and get to the bus on time. This helps them accept a abundant day!
Mom to Abounding in San Antonio
Dear Heloise: You ability adore this Christmas story: Back our son was 3 years old, we came home afterwards abbey on Christmas Eve. We noticed ample aisle in the snow, activity up to the aperture and again axis about and leaving.
My bedmate and I wondered whoâ€™d paid us a visit, but my son knew appropriate away. He bounced up and down: â€śI knew heâ€™d come! I knew heâ€™d come!â€ť Of course, it had to be Santa Claus!
Marlys D., Fort Dodge, Iowa
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