(Psssst. If I'm gone for long periods of time, just assume I'm hating these guys:)
Internet - ya can't live without it. At least, you can LIVE; it's just no fun.
So back to Mommy Monday! Today is a very simple trick, essential for rainy days when the park is not an option. Mattresses. Simply pile up mattresses all over the room and HAVE FUN. Added bonus: they're always ready for nap time when you put them away.