Saturday, October 11, 2008

Why South Beach is no place for a 4 month old

My brothers are visiting from Maryland. Being single they naturally want to visit South Beach. In a moment of utter madness I decide to join with the baby and the idea that I can crash at a book store my co-workers have been raving about while the boys hit the beach.

Books N' Books - does not have a baby changing station and does not have the latest weekly magazines. I totally planned on buying People or US Weekly to read during a relaxing lunch and all they have is last weeks rags.

So I walk up and down Lincoln road for an hour looking for baby clothes, a good lunch spot and a news stand.

Starbucks - does not have a baby changing station.

Lucky Brand - has winter clothes and nothing for baby (the one in Boca has really cute baby clothes), we don't get winter here so it must be for the tourists.

Could not find a single baby boutique, wanted to buy a sun hat for baby.

Finally settled in a sushi restaurant that had a changing station so I stayed for lunch and dragged it out for 1.5 hours. Sushi is a great meal to eat while feeding a baby. It's comes in bite size pieces and is not messy to eat.

After lunch I locate brothers and they decide to eat at a Cuban restaurant. I join them but spend the entire time walking around with Charlotte until she falls asleep and then its time to leave.

By the time I got home, I was exhausted from walking while carrying all the baby gear along with the baby.

4 comments:

Greasycog said...

It's strange that Starbucks doesn't have a changing station yet considering how many babies I sometimes see there.

crazywildberry said...

Hope you had a nice visit with your brothers.

baby changing stations said...

So it was a bad experience? but it happens when in place not much familiar with. By the way your baby Charlotte is very cute.God bless

Samurai Beetle said...

Hi BCS - ah no it wasn't a bad experience, just a very hot and sticky day and I tried really hard to keep Charlotte in the shade and kept worrying that she was getting too much sun. Once we got to the Sushi restaurant, I was able to relax with her. Thanks for your lovely comments.