Find the uniqueness in a word, an object, and use them creatively.
Everything is exciting and new to Charlie. He is inquisitive.
Even if you have no previous experience, try anyway. Prove to yourself you can do it. If you fail at first attempt, try-try again!
Alex shook his head NO, thinking he could not insert the ends of pipe cleaners into the colander holes. He has excellent dexterity. ~
Be proud of your accomplishments, no matter how insignificant they seem to others. Pat yourself on your own back.
I cleaned out the closets and discovered 10 old pillows. What on earth was I saving them for? A DAY LIKE THIS! Trapped indoors on a rainy day, I took the boys swimming in the "pillow pool." I did not name it; Alex did. He and Charlie jumped, swam, tickle-tickled me (they were so excited) and giggled for half an hour.
When you feel exhausted, rest you body, mind, and soul. Remember to replenish (feed) all three. Drift away to your happy place. Images in your mind, or on a pillow can calm and refresh.
How is your new year shaping up? And let's not talk about shapes until all the cookies are gone.