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Ah, sad....about a week ago I broke my arm....right one ... and I am right handed. Am in a splint and doing what I can with my left hand. My husband has volunteered to help me come set up my room. Thank heavens I had already spent a few days moving in and only had some heavier stuff left to do before tackling bulletin boards.

I am more fearful of trying to teach children to write and hold a pair of scissors when I don't have full abilities with that hand. I also cannot tie my own shoes, much less the children's. Does anyone have any reasonable suggestions?

Typing almost one-handed, btw. Excuse typos, please.

Donna
Get the kids involved. Use it as an opportunity to build co On 8/01/15, DonnaR/CA wrote: > Ah, sad....about a week ago I broke my arm....right one ... > and I am right handed. Am in a splint and doing what I can > with my left hand. My husband has volunteered to help me > come set up my room. Thank heavens I had already spent a few > days moving in and only had some heavier stuff left to do &...See More
Aug 1, 2015
parent volunteer There are probably children who already know how to tie shoes so they can be your shoe "expert". Is there a parent that you can call on to come and volunteer for the the first few weeks to help with these things along with buttoning pants after they use the bathroom, writing the lunch count or attendance, etc.? Also, call on some of the s...See More
Aug 2, 2015
Kathleen On 8/01/15, DonnaR/CA wrote: > Ah, sad....about a week ago I broke my arm....right one ... > and I am right handed. Am in a splint and doing what I can > with my left hand. My husband has volunteered to help me > come set up my room. Thank heavens I had already spent a few > days moving in and only had some heavier stuff left to do &...See More
Aug 2, 2015
DonnaR/CA > Oh, no! As if this weren't already a challenging start up for > you! If only I lived closer to you, I could come be your right > arm (and you my left foot).

Thanks! What did you do to your left foot?

> The kids can be helpful with each others needs (shoe tying, > etc.) and as someone suggested, your incapacitation...See More
Aug 3, 2015
Kathleen On 8/03/15, DonnaR/CA wrote: >> Oh, no! As if this weren't already a challenging start up for >> you! If only I lived closer to you, I could come be your right >> arm (and you my left foot). > > Thanks! What did you do to your left foot?

I was carrying the long, central vac hose down the stairs when a section of it ...See More
Aug 3, 2015


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