I would think about going to the neighborhood pool, but then I re-think that thought each day, after the Hand, Foot and Mouth incident posted to the neighborhood's Yahoo group. A 2 yo girl got the yucky ailment because our HOA didn't close the pool when its cleaning system died for a day or two, turning the water cloudy. Yuck.
I am sure it's fixed...yes, the HOA said it was on Monday, but I still just can't bring my 10 month old there yet. Yes, I am over-protective. I even called my nurse-line fromo BCBS to make sure I knew all the symptoms of HFM, just in case the LO caught it.
So the weather is hot, I am bored, which, in turn, means the LO is bored. Poor little guy, like me, needs to constantly be amused. He likes TV, but that is a 20-some minute treat he gets maybe once a day. (Yes, I let my child watch TV--some times the going gets rough, sue me.)
He is "napping" now-- he isn't, I know he's not, he is whining every couple minutes, but I am hoping he falls asleep.
We're going to the Farmer's Market after his next bottle and lunch. (This is one of the four bottles in a day where I will have to work on feeding him for 2 hours that follow the official bottle time...[I'll write about that in another post.]) We're going to get fresh veggies for the 4th, and, potentially, some good fruit.
I hope he sleeps...if not, I'm going to have a very unhappy baby in a stroller when it's already hot, humid, and sticky outside beneath the old farmer hanger in downtown Raleigh.