Kids who don’t act their age

Ask Ms. Bonnie

Bonnie Vandenberg is the founding educator of “Ask Ms. Bonnie,” specializing in parenting and positive discipline. Email questions to I admit that I get impatient and annoyed with my 3-year-old son. The problem for me seems to be that I expect him to act “older” because he often acts and thinks like his 5-year-old sister. How can I remember that my son is only acting his age?
This is a common parenting conundrum with a smart, sweet and developing child. So many of us...

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