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Play Time

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Creating Play Opportunities with Children of Varying Ages

We are a family with kiddos of vastly different ages. You know what? I love it. Sure, I’m going to be parenting until I’m 60, but whatever! All of you mamas of little ones close in age- you are superheroes. Truly. I don’t know how you do it. Sometimes I feel like I cheated the system or something! With my oldest being nearly 13, and my youngest nearly 3, I have more help than most mamas could hope for! I would have never imagined this little family 15 years ago, but it is exactly what I needed! There is only one downside. I was an only child growing up, so I had always hoped that my own children would have very close relationships with one another. Not so easy when your kiddos are mixed genders and very different ages. Coming up with activities that we all can do together (and…