Do your kids have an imaginary friend? How do you deal with it?

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My nephew, who's 8-years-old, has an imaginary friend. He even went as far as to name him! Personally, since he's not my son, I can't say how I "deal with it"; but his mother seems to think it's no big issue. I think it's perfectly normal for kids to create invisible companions, and I think it's just an outlet for them to express their creativity. If you're concerned that your child may be unusual for inventing an imaginary friend, this article from Psychology today might help! It'll keep you at ease and help you foster your kid's imagination:

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