Re: Socially awkward?
While it may be normal behavior for their age, I would've thought it strange for older kids to act that way to a toddler. Maybe they were just trying to act cool in front of their peers. FWIW, my 4 kids, ages 6-10, would've totally loved on your little guy.
Married fifteen years to a great man; SAHMama to four no longer in diapers but DS is still home to me.
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