Play Dates

Playdate Etiquette: The Quick Guide for Hosts

Playdates are a standard part of American parenting with good reasons: They build supportive communities of caring adults, boost kids’ social skills, and help toddlers and young children bond with people outside of the family. Plus, kids love ‘em. Here’s how to host a successful play date with aplomb. Share your ideas for great  playdates in

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Summer Playdate Fun: Moon Sand Activity

This weekend, my daughter and two friends road-tested one of the activities from KinderCare’s summer curriculum – they had a blast playing with “moon sand.” It’s easy to make, not too messy, and great for outdoor play. Moon sand is best for kids aged 2 through Pre-K, although I will say that even the grownups

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