Sept. 6, 2022

Play Date Etiquette

Play Date Etiquette

Wondering how to find suitable playmates for your kid? Wondering how long playdates should be? Wondering if alcohol will be served? Here's some playdate etiquette for your listening pleasure.

So is it cool to drop off your kid at his friend's house for a playdate and then go home for an hour and take a nap? No? That's bad playdate etiquette? Ok, just checking. Here are some playdate do's and don'ts for when your little one finds a friend.

In this episode, Molly and Blaire discuss:

  • How playdates help your child develop
  • How to find possible playmates in suburban versus urban areas
  • Good practices for both hosting and visiting someone else's house for a playdate

Here are links to some of the resources mentioned in the episode:

Nicole Yezzi for First Things First: "Four things to consider when setting up a playdate"

Maureen Ryan for Verywell Family: "Attending or Hosting a Play Date for Toddlers"

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