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What Toddlers Can Do: Alyson Schafer Lists Their Amazing Capabilities

By letting toddlers try their new skills, we are fostering their self-esteem and independence.

As moms and dads, we hate seeing our kids grow up and sometimes we coddle them a bit too much. In this video, parenting expert Alyson Schafer lists the amazing things our toddlers are more than capable of doing for themselves. And by letting them try out their new skills, we are fostering their self-esteem and independence.

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