It's regularly well over 100 degrees, so it's no longer possible to take Henry outside. Even at 8am, it's climbing into the high 90's so despite my awesome stroller that has two large sun shields, it's just too dang hot for a 12 week old to be spending any QT out there. Poor kiddo is drenched in sweat and rosey-cheeked after ten minutes in an August-in-Texas environment.
|This is what I'm working with here, folks. Boo.|
That rules out walks at the lake or in the neighborhood, the Dallas Zoo and the Dallas Arboretum for things for me and H to do during the day.
He's only 12 weeks, so things like children's museums are a tad too advanced for him yet.
What can a mama do with a little guy who loves visual stimulation but anything outside is off-limits until the end of September?! We're pretty much played out with all the toys we have, and mommy is going a bit stir crazy being in the house nonstop!
What are some things you've done with your kids, nieces/nephews, children you've babysat, or even things you've heard of your friends doing with their mini-me's? Is 12 weeks too young for a pool? Am I stuck to walking around a mall? Gosh I hate malls. Hate them.
Help a lady out with all your brilliant ideas! I read your blogs too; I KNOW I have some really smart and creative readers! Help me - plllllease!