It is a perfectly normal part of development for toddlers to believe that everything is “mine.” As children learn about themselves as individuals with characteristics that are both similar and different from others, a conflict arises. At this time, sharing is not a focus for them, as they are more concerned with their own desires.
According to the CDC, 96% of parents and/or caregivers believe that they have properly installed their child’s car safety seat. In reality, seven out of ten children are improperly restrained in a passenger vehicle. These conflicting statistics shed light on the need for prevalent child safety seat education programs.