2.03.2009

Indoor Playgrounds-A Sanity Saver for Moms

Winter is upon us and to say the least, It's cold outside. Unfortunately, you little ones still need t to run, jump, and play. In your house is not always the ideal spot to let that happen. Being cramped up in the house before you know it your little ones are bouncing off the walls and unto your nerves. What ever shall you do? You need to let them get out all this energy, but not break the bank doing so. Every mom knows that play time for the children is a mini break time. Do not let the chill outside stop your chidren from getting all those wiggles out.
The solution is an indoor play park. What is that you ask? Well it is like a park, but jumpier and indoors. They have 5-10 super sized inflatables. So your child can run, jump, and climb to his hearts content. In addition, most places have a cozy moms corner with free wifi to give you a place to sit and chill while your child plays.
Lucky for you, you live in Atlanta, and they are all over the place if you know where to look and when to go. Monkey Joe's is a popular spot. They are a franchise so you can expect a high quality of service. There is also many smaller spots that will also meet your needs.
Some tips for making our indoor play park experience pleasant. Go on a weekday. The weekends are a madhouse. It is like every kid in town is having their birthday party there. Limit your time there to one to three hours. You know your child well enough to know what they can handle. Be prepared to do a little climbing and bouncing yourself. Its not necessary with older children but some smaller children need you close by the first few times until they feel comfortable.
It is true that being outside is nice, but right now these indoor playgrounds are an exceptional replacement. Check them out for yourself.

1 comment:

  1. You are so right! We LOVE the indoor play areas..but there are not many of them local to us. I dont mind traveling to the nicer ones though, I just wish there was a few closer to where we live! Its so much fun for the kids..and a great thing to do on a rainy, or snowy day!

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