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i need some good ideas while i am on bedrest to keep me busy! any suggestions???

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Asked by mommyVikki at 9:11 PM on Feb. 20, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • When I was on bedrest for 4 months I took up knitting. I knitted my heart out, to my families horror. Since that child was born...I haven't knitted once. LOL. Do you like scrapbooking, embroidery, writing calligraphy....choose something new you want to learn that takes lots of practise.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 9:15 PM on Feb. 20, 2010

  • im starting to do tie blankets, hats, scarves, etc since i am not all that sewing inclined and I think the tie ones are cute anyways. Also jewelery beading (make a few mommy necklaces if you are planning to breast feed as well). GL!

    Answer by hotrodmomma at 9:19 PM on Feb. 20, 2010

  • I'm sorry you have to be on bedrest, it's no fun at all (well maybe the first few days are I was on bedrest for 3 months. I did a lot of crossword puzzles, scrapbooking, my grandma taught me to knit. I also reverted back to my kindergarten days and colored in coloring books.. Ha! I made labels for just about every item I owned, that was about the most organized i've ever been. Being bored can lead you to do odd things.. lol.

    Answer by momof2il at 9:19 PM on Feb. 20, 2010

  • read some good books!!!!

    Answer by MissHeidi0304 at 9:37 PM on Feb. 20, 2010

  • If you can get or have a laptop or netbook I play on it is a free game website with tons of fun games that can distract you for hours. I was not on bedrest per say, but I had to limit activity due to high bloodpressure so I would crochet, got a supscritption to Netflix, did scrapbooking, cross stich, read all books I wanted to read becasue I knew it would be a long time before I was going to be able to have the time to read after the baby was born. Quilting is a good activity to do while sitting.

    Answer by melliesmom1207 at 11:43 PM on Feb. 20, 2010

  • thank you ladies so much i hope these twins get good and strong so i can get off this bed rest i miss doing and going

    Answer by mommyVikki at 12:23 AM on Feb. 21, 2010

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