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Parents, Playmates and Playthings: How Your Child Plays
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by The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association Play involves interaction. Whether your child is doting on a doll in a round of “let’s play doctor,” chasing a friend around the playground in a game of tag, or performing a scene from a movie at the dinner table for their parents, play is a process of engaging. While parents may be the first playmate (or...

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How to Host (and Survive) a Slumber Party
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by Amy Saldanha, kiddywampus So, your child wants to have a sleepover. Great. Because the thought of a gaggle of kids giggling and racing around the house all night is every parent’s dream, right? Don’t stress. Here are some no-fail tips for making sure your child’s slumber party doesn’t end up being a nightmare. Make a Plan Talk to your kids about what they...

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