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Pitfalls of Making Playdate Plans

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/education/article/pitfalls_of_making_playdate_plans_20050527

Brandon was 3 the first time another mother called me to schedule a playdate. "A playdate," I giggled. "That's so clever! Did you make that up yourself?" (The dead silence on the other end of the phone clued me in that I had just made a monumental maternal faux pas that could potentially rival my last monumental maternal faux pas of offering up a bag of artificially colored/flavored Cheetos -- rather than the au natural variety -- to my son's playgroup.) The other mother suddenly had a dire emergency and promised to call back. She didn't.

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