This and the above poster. You don't have to have had a bad experience to be cautious. I was like that with my older kids and will be when it comes up for my littles and my dh will be way more so.
Originally Posted by NotLad
If I got an email from another mom saying something like " hey I'm new here, I'd love to get to know you so our kids can friends" I would totally roll with it. You don't know me from Adam. I would expect you to be cautious when it came to play dates.
I think you can be honest with the other mom.
It's even weird to me now for my 16 yr old to go to friends houses when I don't know the parents. But he has 100's of friends and I can't meet all of them.
Jul, This used to be a great place