When It's Hard to Share

Greenberg, Polly
June 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Jun-Aug2005, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p35
The article reports on the significance of sharing among children. The author says that pondering possible reasons for a child's excessive behavior sometimes produces clues about his needs. Meeting these needs generally alleviates the problem. One should stay calm in such a situation. Children learn through who their parents are and what they do, not just through the instructions incessantly bestowed upon them. The author says that one should make a point of sharing generously with the child and the others when everybody is together. Family should be involved in sharing projects.


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