Product Design Credits - Many thanks to Erik Thorstensson and the folks at Creatables (Gothenburg, Sweden) for their Kickstarter campaign where they released Strawbees under:
Erik and his team have done an incredible job developing Strawbees. You may support them directly at: Strawbees.com
Let Kids Open Presents At Birthday Parties, Please!
There's a new trend that's been bothering me in recent years, while taking my kids to birthday parties.
It's the "present-opening" time of the event -- or lack thereof.
Sharing doesn’t come naturally to most kids.
Developmentally, young children are egocentric and self-centered. Nothing wrong with that but the socialization process requires kids to share their time, space and possessions with others.