Pillow fights, crush talk and makeovers, oh my. Your child's first sleepover is an exciting endeavor that's sure to leave lasting memories. While it's an event to look forward to, that first time away from home can be a little daunting for your little one. Every child has her own needs when it comes to separation and closeness, so make sure that she's ready before pushing her into something she isn't ready for. "There is no right or wrong age," noted Deb Castaldo, a child and family therapist.