As a relatively well-adjusted adult, you may assume that your most trying social challenges are behind you. You survived high-school cliques, learned to navigate office dynamics, and even managed to get on your father-in-law’s good side. But you’re a parent now, and having kids opens the door to a whole new social scene: the playground.
Playground politics can be tricky, and there’s a lot at stake. If you offend other parents, your kid could end up a playground pariah. Before you stress out, take a moment to watch this helpful video. It will guide you through the treacherous waters of playground diplomacy with simple tips and advice. Before you know it, you’ll be a pro at playground etiquette — without having to indulge listening to an hour-long explanation of another dad’s fantasy football strategy.
Even the most skilled diplomats feel the pressure, so be sure to apply some Gillette Clear Gel before hitting the monkey bars. #NoSweat