Preschooler pride?

It never occurred to me that preschoolers of Sophia’s age would have developed the ability to be embarrassed. She seems quite oblivious about such emotions that I assume she would develop when older such as being ashamed when her mum sends her to school in rags. However, I started thinking about it today when at the playground one of her friends were doing a dangerous maneuver and refused to stop when instructed by the dad. The dad then said “if you don’t stop I will drag you home, in front of your friends”. And she stopped and never tried it again! She must be terrified of losing face in front of her friends. How did I miss out on this aspect of a child’s psyche??

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