Re: Play Date Issues.
Could you have a meet n greet with the parents? That is what I do, I go to their house, talk with them for a bit, have coffee, whatever. And vice-versa. My daughter has a really great friend and has a playdate 1-2x a week!
Mama of 3. 2 girls ('06,'10) 1 boy via med-free VBAC! ('14) Homeschoolin', cloth diaperin', BF'in fam