Today I had the pleasure of hosting a play date with a very good friend of mine and her two boys, 2 and 3 months. L and J are so cute! Punky and Bay have become infatuated with babies so they were happy to have J over to snuggle. And having her friend over was all Punky could talk about all morning – “Are they here yet? When are they going to be here?!” I love that Bay and L are about the same age so they get to grow up together, and he’s a good playmate for Punky too since she’s used to playing with her brother. Of course, squabbles ensue when a guest encroaches on your territory, but playing together this way really is the best way for kids to learn to problem solve and communicate with others. I loved listening to them hash out their problems. There’s something to be learned from the way kids can work through a problem – even if they need a grown-up’s help – and then move on without resentment.
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