Our son's child care teacher insists that the children say "I'm sorry," if they have hurt another child or taken a toy away from someone without asking. I feel that this approach does not fully teach my child empathy. Any suggestions
A. It's never a bad thing to say, "I'm sorry." Take some time to visit with your son's provider. Explain your view and how you feel that children at this age don't fully understand what the words "I'm sorry" mean
. Give her some examples of how to word responses and don't be afraid to share information presented in this Take Five e-newsletter and other resources.
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