My husband and I bought this tent for our 12 month old a few weeks ago. We used it for the first time the day after we bought it. Our family loves the beach, surfing etc., but are very conscious of our sun exposure. We were worried about the baby getting too much sun. Well, we don't have to worry anymore! We not only take it to the beach, but also to his older sister's soccer games and set it up in the yard when we are gardening or barbecuing. He can get inside and play or even nap! Besides, what kid doesn't like to play/imagine in a tent! It is a snap to set up, you can basically do it with one hand. Breaking it down for storage is equally as convenient. This was totally worth it. We have used it more than we ever even anticipated. This purchase does not disappoint!