A universal topic for all parents is sharing. Have you ever experienced these toddler’s “Rules for Living?”
If I want it … it’s mine.
If I had it … it’s mine.
If I thought about touching it … it’s mine.
If I might want it any time in the future … it’s mine.
You get the idea. Oh, the challenge of sharing when you’ve just learned what belongs to you and what belongs to others! Sharing is indeed difficult for toddlers. Fortunately between the ages of three and four, sharing becomes easier. Watch for these social developments in your child: