Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Summer playdates keep us social!
This may be easier for parents who have family nearby with similarly aged cousins or who have lots of kids in the neighborhood where they live. We don't have that here.
So we are trying to schedule as many play dates as we can and it has been so much fun! It keeps the kid's relationships strong and helps with the missing of friends. Brady has been mopey about missing his buddies since the start of summer.
I also like connecting with the kiddos' parents, especially since in a small town we'll be together for a lot of years to come. It gets you out of the house, helps stave off some of the boredom of summer and we all get to know each other better!
Some play date ideas:
Go for a walk or hike
Mall play area
Soccer or other sports
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