From days by Game Boy, the great excitement of mobile games has been unwavering. From the park bench to the back of the car, anywhere can be a place for buttons. This has been especially true in the last two years, with the ability to play and reconnect with the outside world has become a way to improve. dealing with Covid-19 concerns. However, last week, I discovered a new tool: To help keep me cool during the 35-hour train ride – with a baby.
The revelation came through a series of catastrophes that were to begin in 2022. Like many other families, mine struggled with what to do during the holiday season when the Omicron cases escalated. Eventually, my husband and I decided to leave Philadelphia for the cold and take our little boy south to my parents’ house, driving the Amtrak train back. We can isolate ourselves and my family, and, on the way home, try to be safe at Covid in a private home. However, like many others, we clung to when heavy snow hit In the northeast last week, I left the cars on the I-95 in Virginia, and we sat in our house doing nothing but waiting.
The trouble started about 5:30 in the morning, when I woke up and found that the train was not moving. There were trees under the railway between Richmond and Washington, DC, and we could not move until they were cleared. In time, we did not receive any updates until noon because the pilot forgot to announce our vehicle. We did not know when we would move, but in many ways, we were lucky. We had heat, a secret place, a bathroom, and when others on board asked for diapers or recipes, packing ensured that we did not go hungry.
What we needed, however, was a way to protect our little one from crying. We had an iPhone 12 Pro with a faulty battery, iPad, and Nintendo Switch. It was the last, and especially Cozy Grove, which saved us all.
I like to explain Cozy Grove as a form of searching Crossing the Animals. You are the Guardian of Spirits and your job is to help the bears around your island to remember and to move around peacefully. With calm, calm play, and playfulness helped me to reduce my stress, my younger son found many good things, and ordered his mother to show him various things on the island – whether it was a fish, Mr. Kit (“Mother, I want to see a wolf!”), Or a shell He was very fond of the other bears on the island, and he asked me to guess which bears he wanted to see. What I really appreciated was that, thanks to my quick upgrade to the Nintendo Switch OLED., I was able to easily access the six-hour playback sessions, which made a huge difference in our journey.
The next day at 1:30 am, we arrived at our destination — 35 hours later. Luckily my son was already asleep when we arrived, and as soon as we got home, he was asleep. But even after he left, I kept going Cozy Grove island. It was still a complete escape, though I was never locked up again.
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