It depends on why your child is resistant. Having this conversation may be easier, and kinder, than making excuses until your child goes to college.
The goody-baggification of American child-hood may be to blame. Remember when birthdays were only for the birthday kid?
In a word, no. Boys will be boys.
But do moms have to be rats? Tell what happened in a straightforward way without providing color commentary. The girls could be best pals again next week.
To cut the awkwardness, Post advises, approach the issue as a mutual problem: Comparison parents are the bedbugs of the playground: What you need to do, then, is put yourself Looking for parents for playdates a zip-top bag. Maybe she playdages you in a vulnerable spot and you spilled about the milestones your son has missed.
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