Youthful Games Making Comeback

The way babies and toddlers develop has changed little over the years.  Inf act there isn’t a grat deal that can change apart from the speed with thich babies graduate from blobby gurgling little lumps in a pram or cot and now seem to be expected to sit up and converse with the world at 6 months!  I have connections with a relatively small number of children on a regular basis.  My own have flown the nest and I see grandchildren – now teenagers and a couple of next generation great nieces.    I luckily have neighbours with children aged between 6 and 12.  This is a great joy to me because otherwise it can be very quiet once all your own throng have buzzed off!  I love hearing the chatter of voices outside when they all come home from after school activities.  The games have gone back to my youth – hopscotch, tag, british bulldog.  they even do double dutch skipping – the curret phase.