Here are the latest must-watch, must-read, must-experience, and yes, must-buy, from the weekly Recommendation Sunday thread Grown and Flown Parents Facebook Group.
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Music: Go to a Billy Joel concert or listen him on his channel on Sirius XM, Ch 30
Songs To Do CPR To created by NY Presbyterian Hospital. All songs are 100 beats per minute (Spotify)
Words to live by:
Be the soft place for people to land and arm yourselves with kindness, gratitude and love. Absolutely, Jennifer Bower Knowles
I recommend having dinner and hanging out with toddlers and then sending them home with their parents for baths and bedtime! So true, Marian Walo Ellis
Take a mental health day. Youngest was home for fall break, the weather was perfect for a long walk. Thanks, Melinda Shatzer Bowersox
Best buys: This Lysol laundry product to get rid of smelly sports clothes since it gets rid of bacteria.
Plastic lids for Ball jars – no more rust!
Home Improvement: Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter paint (OK, this may not be TECHNICALLY, pewter grey but I love the grey with yellow door.)
Movies: A Star is Born – through the roof reviews for Lady GaGa
Apps: For a weather forecast windy.com
To check out audio books from the library Libby by Overdrive
Follow: Finding a local photographer and following them on social media.
Social Good – Consider donating your unwanted things that your kids no longer need to Child Protective Services.
Spay and neuter your pets.
Create a “Reverse Advent Calendar” and collect canned goods for a food pantry – LOVE this idea!
Register to vote and help your kids register to vote, especially if they are living away from home and need to vote absentee.
TV/Netflix/HBO – Sierra Burgess is a Loser, The Fundamentals of Caring, God Friended Me, Poldark, Schitts Creek, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Cooking: Add 3 tablespoons of flour to your chocolate chip cookie recipe and use mini chips, you can roll the dough and use cookie cutters. Bake for 6-7 minutes. Thanks, Ruth Dudley Burkey