It can be frustrating when your child is the one in the class that’s different to all the others. That’s often been my experience with Tilly. The others sings and dances, while she wants out. It’s something I’m learning to understand and nurture and who knows, perhaps she’s actually has got more sense than everyone else anyway.
The prospect of going to playgroups for the first time can be unfamiliar to new parents and more daunting still for dads who are less likely to have already been involved in parenting groups, such as NCT follow-on meet ups. Playgroups are, it’s true, mostly occupied by mums but there are good reasons to try them out: