Oh great, now I have to hope there is another activity my kid can be distracted with. So I can only take to places that have bouncy castles and either giant pens filled with hundreds of kittens to pet or swimming pools filled with ice cream and sprinkles. More
Topic: indoor playgrounds
I felt a rising panic as I watched Allie’s twin roll back and forth between their two cribs, because I’d soon have two babies crawling around the house. I needed help, and I needed it fast. More
I blame my dad, and it’s pretty rare for me to say anything negative about him. He’s really amazing. But he’s the person who introduced my daughter to those gross McDonalds’ playplaces and she just can’t get enough of them. More
Whenever I’m with my children at one of those germ-infested, indoor play centers â€“ the ones where hordes of snotty-nosed kids run around like wild animals and every 90 seconds there’s a meltdown â€“ I close my eyes and fantasize about leaving my kids there, if only for an hour or two. I’d grab a latte and read the paper in total silence (or, better yet, sit in my car and play Words With Friends). But then reality hits and I go back to being Mother Of The Year â€“ shrieking, tantrums and all.
Not so for some parents, who really do leave their children unsupervised while they go shopping or run errands or, in some cases, head to work. More
We all know that McDonald‘s food is gross but turns out their PlayPlace indoor playgrounds are, too. This according to Erin Carr-Jordan, an Arizona mom who’s visiting and videotaping various playlands across the country them and swabbing them for microbial testing.
Carr-Jordan began her crusade last year after following her toddler through a McDonald’s playground and discovering shocking amounts of filth. More