I have a 1st grader and it seems that we are always being asked to go somewhere for a play date and/or to host a play date at our home. I am a single full-time working mom and I don't think that it's necessary to have play dates during the week. When I get home I have plenty to with making dinner, doing homework, spending quality time with my son, bath time, reading and then bedtime. He spends Saturdays with his dad and I plan fun activities for he and I on Sundays. At the age of 7 I don't feel that it's necessary to have extra child socializing time when I barely get to spend enough time with him. How do other working 1st grade moms feel about this topic?
Am I depriving my son from forming friendships after school? One mom told me that I am too strict in not allowing my son to have play dates after school and on the weekends. I feel that the time I do have with him should be time he and I spend together.
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