I do it myself!Fleur, just now and all the time
I am torn about this stage.
I love that she wants to develop these skills.
- She perseveres.
- She makes small tweaks to form to find the one that works if it doesn’t initially work.
- She learns from the past mistakes.
- She develops a preference.
My hope is experiences like this will help her pass the marshmallow test.
I dislike having to wait. I am not good at padding the timeline to include how long it could take her. I hope to get better about accommodating this.
Thankfully, when I offer to help, she rebuffs me. This tends to be a bit more intense than my preference, but I respect that she wants to do it. Also, if we try to intervene by putting on her socks or shoes without permission, then she will get upset and remove it and get even more determined to do it herself.