Play dates are the perfect opportunity to get to know someone you don't already. If your best friends have babies that are a similar age as yours, perfect - instant ... more
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Play dates are the perfect opportunity to get to know someone you don't already. If your best friends have babies that are a similar age as yours, perfect - instant playgroup! If not, don't fret. Reach out to your social circle and see if any of your trusted friends know of new mothers who would love a chance to get out of the house and socialize a few hours per week. Get ready to open your home - and life - to a potentially new friend!
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It's never too early to indulge in the magic of play dates, right? I experienced my first baby-friendly play date a few weeks ago and was in awe at how refreshing it was to relax on the sofa in the company of other mothers, all swapping advice surrounding midnight feedings and organic sleep sacks. Our babies played happily at our feet, reminding us of the incredible gift of community. Not sure how to pull off a play date circle of your own? Read on for 7 tips, tricks and insights to help you perfect the art of hosting your first play date!: - By Erin Loechner