Fill Your Child’s Tool Box with Empathy and Compassion

Fill Your Child’s Tool Box with Empathy and Compassion

Family Communication, Help By Age & Stage, Preschoolers 3-5 yrs
When I was pregnant with my youngest daughter I took my eldest daughter into Ikea in New Haven, CT, to buy some tools. It was a really basic set, maybe 10 tools total, but I was proud of it. I even picked up a fancy screwdriver set online. I had plans in my head to revamp my entire apartment before the new baby came (definitely nesting at the time, I was crazed), and I was excited to put all my own furniture together, hang pictures, pick out curtains, and make my home my own.   At the time I purchased the tools I had no idea how to use them. I bought them anyway. I knew that they would be useful once the furniture arrived, and the fact that I…
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