Thomas is eating a cookie. He sees a mouse walking nearby the window. The mouse is very hungry. He wants a cookie. Thomas shares a cookie with the hungry mouse.

After eating, the mouse feels thirsty. He asks Thomas for a glass of milk. Then, he wants to read a book.

After reading, he is tired. He needs a nap with a soft pillow. Thomas feels angry and realizes that he is not able to satisfy unlimited needs of the mouse. Finally, Thomas kicks the mouse out from his house.

The mouse has the kind of needs a child might have. If the kid is getting everything he wants, he doesn’t have the opportunity to go through prioritization process. It is beneficial for kids to learn about disappointment at a young age. Parents need to let kids know that they can’t have everything they want.

 

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