LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The age old backyard camp out and best friend slumber parties make for some pretty great memories, but becoming a parent shows a whole new side to these events.
Now, if you're a parent, you realize those carefree extravaganzas took a lot of time and effort from someone.
LR Family editor Heather Bennett is here with some tips to help your kids have memorable sleepovers, while helping you hold onto your sanity. These can also be found on page 40 of the February issue of Little Rock Family:
1. Control the numbers.
2. Communicate with other parents.
3. Go over house rules.
4. Talk to your child about being a good host.
5. Plan a menu.
6. Put the phones away.
7. Pick an activity.
8. Give them space.