Just now, as the boys were playing there was a shift in the mood of play. They were playing with the same toy (a turtle tambourine to be exact) and it turned into a rather spirited, and then rather angsty tug of war.
Enter Roo, who seeing this toy rushes over and takes it from the boys. I was about to reprimand her for taking their toy when she placed it on the shelf out of her brothers’ reach. She grabbed a bucket of shape blocks, tipped it out in front of them and then walked away from them, back to her own game.
Children are never to be underestimated.