Ahhh, September. The month when summer’s lazy days are over, the kids return to school… and parents get bombarded by a sudden influx of volunteer requests. If you want to help out in your local school or community but feel daunted and stressed by the prospect, you’re not alone. However, by planning how you’ll manage the time you commit to good causes, you can make the most of your experience even before you receive those requests.
A moms and tots playgroup can be a lifesaver for stay-at-home moms and dads of babies and preschoolers who desperately need some company. It’s also great for children to learn and play together, too. But if there isn’t a local group near you, why not start one? It does take some time and planning, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are some tips:
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