Three Year Olds Do Not Know How to Negotiate.

Asher just asked me if he could bring some cars to the store when we go.  I said he could bring two.  He asked if he could bring three.  I said okay.  A few minutes later he decided he wanted four cars.  I said three.  He started to whine.  I said, "Okay, how about two cars."  He insisted on four.  I said, "if you're going to whine, I'm going to only let you have two cars."  He started crying and begging for four cars.  

Wait.  Maybe three year olds DO know how to negotiate…

We settled on three.


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