The Amazing Pudding

On the Move

Posted on: March 19, 2009

CC image courtesy of Flickr user jds-emma

CC image courtesy of Flickr user jds-emma

Red is nearing full mobility. Crawling is a skill he will soon fully possess and master. His days of contentment in his playpen are numbered. He’ll soon want to explore more freely.

That’s a problem. Our rented house has no carpeting, and the living room has old, bumpy, sorta splintery, poorly maintained hardwood flooring. DW and I are planning to rectify this by purchasing a large area rug or carpet fragment. My question to you, kind readers (both of you), is this: Should we use modular gates to pen Red into a limited region, probably half of the living room, or completely baby-proof the living room and give him full reign of it?

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2 Responses to "On the Move"

I have no idea as my son does not crawl yet but I will anxiously await the answer from your other reader.

[…] Nothing’s written in stone, but we’ve made a compromise decision regarding how much of the living room to give Red access to. We bought a 12′ x 8′ area rug, rearranged the living room furniture to maximize open […]

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