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All kids love sharing….as long as that means you have something to share with them! But when it comes time for these little ones to part with some valued treasure of their own, they quickly set aside their passion for equal divisions. Here are a few reasons why sharing can be such a struggle, and some simple steps that we as parents can take to ease the way…
Congratulations on your ebook! I look forward to hearing more about it.
I used to work with young children and their parents always complained that the children didn’t share. I sometimes answered by asking them if they could share their new BMW with me or share their new earings for a couple of days.
They usually smiled.
The truth is, we don’t come from a grown up culture who “shares” very much with each other, but we expect our children to be something entirely different!
Thanks for your comment, Kimberly. You’re right. Too often we expect children to share EVERYTHING, when that’s not realistic or fair. What a great comparison, with the BMW!