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Dd wants to do everything herself. All day long "I do it I do it I do it. Since she was born I've made cleaning up and other household tasks into games, so she's been an active participant since she could pull things out of the dishwasher.

She cleans up, but if I "help", she has to undo what I did and "I do it."

Like tonight, she ran into the living room and found me finishing putting her blocks away. She dumped out the whole bag and started over.

She must clean her own potty. She must put her own poopers into the toilet. If I do it, she looks like she'll jump into the toilet to get them out.

Things take forever, but unless it is greatly inconvenient or dangerous, I will not squelch this budding desire to take initiative help out.
 
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