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A Day Without

Pretty much about an hour after Joel left this morning, Hannah had a melt down.  She's been doing this really "great" thing lately where if she doesn't get her way in public, she will jump up and down or better yet, put her foot down, while whining horribly about the way in which she was wronged.  It's not good.  She did it Sunday, Tuesday, and then finally again today in the safety of our home.  Immediately she was sent to her room and then her foot came down and that was it for our television viewing today. 
That may not seem like a big punishment, but Hannah loves tv and she's an only, so there isn't someone else to play with other than me, and you know I'm not that interested in playing Hiccup while she flutters around as Toothless.
This is what we did do today...
Read Calvin and Hobbes numerous times
Read Tintin
Made movies of Hannah dancing
Made two Barbie movies
Planned a surprise party for Joel, complete with games
Cleaned the fish tank
Cleaned the turtle tank
Checked the mail
Played outside once or twice
Checked the mail
Had too many conversations about the fact that she's being punished and therefore she cannot watch tv.

That list makes me wonder why exactly it is that I allow the television on most days.  I also developed the hiccups today, which has put an end to anymore reading aloud and movie filming.  I'm waiting patiently for my hubby to return home so that we can all eat a frozen dinner, that none of us want to eat, but it needs to be eaten or tossed and I just don't feel like it's okay to toss it.  I should just splurge and take everyone out to eat :D

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