When Everett started Kindergarten and began bringing home treats for every holiday, I was mildly concerned that the girls might be a little jealous. But without even a word from us, Everett eagerly took out his treats and let his sisters choose whatever they wanted. He was so excited to share that he would give them their “after dinner candy” long before dinner and they would want to carry it around for a couple of hours. He has shared every last bit of his loot from every holiday.
We still have our scuffles over toys and other possessions, but we’ve come a long way from the overwhelmed little boy who would carry all of his toys around in his arms in order to keep them from his three curious little sisters. (Yes, I am a proud mama.)