An inflatable pool makes a great safe play area for babies and toddlers. This website has some really good ideas! wonder how long it would take miss priss to get out of this! Good idea though if you have room for it.
First Time Parents Guide -- a few of these tips are unsafe, but most of them are great ideas! Please do not put your car seat on an upside down wooden highchair at a restaurant unless it's designed for that. Most restaurants have slings for car seats.
Fill a glove with beans, pearled barley, rice, etc.give a few pats and slip quietly away. Rated This was a LIFESAVER when my daughter was an infant. She went through a phase where she needed my hand on her back to go to sleep.