Toddlers have many wonderful qualities, but sharing isn’t one of them! They can have a whole basket full of toys, but the minute their siblings or friends pick just one of them to play with, everything can turn destructive very quickly.
The truth is, toddlers just don’t understand the concept of sharing. They do however, fully understand the word “mine!”. It’s only through social and emotional development that the ability to share things with others starts to kick in.
That isn’t to say that you can’t teach your little one how to share however. Here, you’ll discover some of the best ways to teach a toddler that sharing isn’t a bad thing. [Read more…]