If there is one thing the modern mother must master, it’s scheduling the play date. Okay, so there are actually lots of things we need to figure out in early parenthood but knowing how to arrange plans for your kids requires a special finesse and is something you should know how to do—especially if you’d like to maintain a social life and provide your children with the same advantage.
According to NickJr. Parents, “While on the surface play dates are, and should be, all about fun and games, they also help kids to learn and develop essential life skills that will stay with them forever.” With that in mind, we want to help your kids reap the benefits of socialization with these 15 tips on play date ideas and the art of scheduling plans for your kids.
1. Let your child pick their own friends.
Things will work out better for everyone if you don’t force a friendship on your child, no matter how young they are. If you happen to really enjoy the company of a certain mother but your kids aren’t clicking, try taking a month or so break from their company and try again later.
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