How to Find Playmates for Your Solitary Kid

My daughter has no playmates.  When there’s no school, that is.  Since she’s an only child in a single parent home, she has no brothers or sisters to fight with over who gets the last Krispy Kreme donut.  Sure, it makes for a quiet home, but when you’re a kid, it’s all about play.  And I sometimes feel for my daughter when she has nobody to play with.  She goes through the entire roll call of classmates and rants on about how she misses them.

I do play with her sometimes, but I have only so much energy.  The years are taking their toll on my stamina that I am no longer as agile as I once was (or hoped I was!). [Read more…]