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10 Important Lessons We Could All Learn from Toddlers

By Meredith Carroll |

Maybe they can’t tie their shoes or differentiate between a car and a gorilla, but toddlers have a lot more going on intellectually than they’d have you believe. Yes, even if they make a habit of sticking their hand in their diaper after a poop.

In fact, adults would be wise to take a few pages out of a toddler’s book. (It’s no coincidence, by the way, that the pages in their books are indestructible.)

Here are 10 important lessons we could all learn from toddlers:

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There's a Reason Toddler Have Big Bellies: They Know How to Work It for a Cookie

Lessons from Toddlers

They're not nearly as dumb as they look.

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Meredith Carroll

Meredith C. Carroll is an award-winning columnist and writer based in Aspen, Colorado. She can be found regularly on the Op-Ed page of The Denver Post. From 2005-2012 her other column, "Meredith Pro Tem" ran in several newspapers, as well as occasionally on The Huffington Post since 2009. Read more about her (or don’t, whatever) at her website. Read bio and latest posts → Read Meredith's latest posts →

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