As SB’s gross motor skills develop at rocket speed (2 weeks ago she wasn’t even crawling!) I have been scrambling to child-proof this place. Not particularly successfully – how do you child-proof coffee tables with wheels, other than getting them out of the way?
To be able to continue my luxurious alone activities (from going to the bathroom to cleaning her highchair 4x per day to searching the web for available and affordable apartments) and to not just place her in the crib whenever I need a moment (because I don’t want her to associate it with confinement/”prison”) I asked Google for safe play spaces. There’s some awesome ideas out there – not suitable when you need a solution now in a place that isn’t yours, but I’ll keep them in mind for her new room. In the meantime we’re trying the swimming pool hack:
If you want to try this at home: be sure to also get a pump. At first it looked like the store didn’t have any… And even with the pump it was quite a workout.