Do you mean at home? Or while you're out doing errands?
If you mean at home:
What I do with my almost-8-month-old (may not work with your son though), I either put her in her walker or lay her in the floor with a ton of toys all around her so she doesn't get bored too quickly. Of course I can't leave the room for more than a few seconds, because she can scooch across the room now. Is his bedroom baby proofed? You could put him in his room with a baby gate in the door, or lay a chair sideways across the door if you don't have a gate, and he doesn't climb yet. Just put up everything that he doesn't need to get into, and put a bunch of toys down at his level. It should (hopefully) keep him entertained for an hour or two, so you can get some stuff done.
at 8:54 PM on Aug. 20, 2009