So, you have a few play-dates under your belt and feel like a play-date pro. Maybe you even pride yourself on having the coolest play-date house because you have 2 super chill dogs, a cat who could care less and a turtle.
Growing up in the 1970s, also known as the Middle Ages for Children, us kids were instructed after breakfast to ‘Just go play outside’ with whatever kids were wandering our neighborhood until the street lights came on.
As a parent, you may think that it is schoolwork that develops your child’s cognitive abilities. But it turns out that it’s during play that a child’s creativity, and with it cognition, grows and shines.