A friend’s three-year-old son is still developing his ability to regulate his emotions. He can go from being ecstatic, to devastated, to furious, in the span of a few minutes. During one pre-dinner meltdown last week, he started yelling and kicking his toys around the room. After he calmed down, his mom asked him to clean up the mess he made. “Sorry, Mama,” he said as he cleaned up. The child admitted he was wrong by apologizing, but will an apology prevent the situation from happening again?