However, the underlying reason is keep the kids busy so that parents can score some action with each other.
So while the kids were downstairs watching Sponge Bob, I was upstairs helping Mommy get some needed stress release!
Playdates are typically arranged between parents of babies, toddlers and children up to age four and are then kid-requested for children ages five to eleven (still coordinated via the parents).
A playdate is at least two children but can include three or more children.
Johnny - "You don't even know, i think me, Steve, and Christina and a playdate."