Not only would I step in, I would feel it was my responsibility to do so as the adult nearby. This is where "It Takes a Village" comes into play. Sometimes I feel we're all on the defense when it comes to someone else correcting our child, but we need to take a step back and realize these little people are not born knowing right from wrong. Parents, and other adults in the community, at times, are working collectively to teach them.
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