Second Grade Intellectual Development

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They have a sense of justice.

Although it’s common for kids to complain that something’s unfair or someone’s cheating, kids this age are developing a legitimate understanding of fair and unfair. This is an important distinction, but it doesn’t put a stop to the complaining.

What you should do: When your kid complains, ask questions. Give her a chance to articulate her opinion. Who knows? She might actually be right!