omg you need to train them to play by themselves! I've been ignoring 6yo ds for years and now he knows that when I say it's "ds play time", to go away and not bother me. He'...(more)6-16-2016 2:27pm
play by himself for up to 2 hours - I can nap, read, sew, do housework, anything. 2yo isn't quite there yet on his own but together they'll both play with each other for maybe 30-40 minutes before the crying starts. I have no guilt about this, I'm their mother not their playmate. I spend maybe 25% of the time I'm with them paying attention to them or playing with them.