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For only children, in my experience, it's pretty common for everything to be "about them" most of the time. So when it's not, it's surprising to them! This is particularly common with only children with a stay-at-home mom in my experience - they have a person who's around them all the time, and who's taking care of all of their needs. I think ...


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Can his dad/your partner/some other adult close to you involve him in planning a birthday dinner or surprise? Now that he's old enough to do things he might not feel left out if he gets to be a birthday planner.


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