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Making sleepovers work – 8 tips

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Sleep overs are great for children and parents.   A child staying over means one less child in the house, which is always a bonus. It either gives you a break or gives you a chance to spend more time with smaller crew who stay at home.   Children also benefit from sleepovers in two main ways. First, they need to fit into another family set-up, which means adapting to different foods, routines and people. This is doubly important if you only have one child. They offer good preparation for school camps as well.   Second, they give kids a chance to form friendships on their own way from school and other adult- organised environments.    If you have a child who has difficulty making fiends then let them have one friend over so they can form deeper friendships away from other children. Of course, many sleepovers are group affairs, either as part...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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