As well as socialising with our friends, who I hasten to add, have a sweep stake on how long we will last on the boat.......! We also spent a lot of the day 'baby-proofing' Jubilee for Tabitha to make it as homely and comfortable as we can for her. We have created a wonderful and safe little nest for her to sleep in, in the stern of the boat. Initially this was a real problem for us as we wanted to find a safe crib which would fit on top of the bed there. After a lot of searching on the internet we found a travel cot called a 'Peapod' which is actually like a little tent. We like this crib for many reasons; it's light-weight, easy to fold up and transport, it zips up so there is no danger of her rolling out and it will also keep any unwanted bugs and nasties out. I sewed a flannel sheet into the bottom of the crib so that she didn't have to lie directly onto the tent material- that was no easy feat but I managed it and was well worth the bother as it's really cosy in there!
The second thing that we have done so far is to buy her a 'Chicco 360' high chair which fastens directly on to the table. It's brilliant and again very light-weight which is a must for the boat. We put it up for her this afternoon and she had her lunch in it, it seemed to be a great success. We still have some more work to do before we are ready to move onto Jubilee but we're getting there.