What to do when your child insists on wearing a summer dress and sandals in mid-winter, or when a trip to the shops turns into a howling tantrum or the child has to start from the beginning whenever it hasn't been allowed to do everything himself?
The terrible toddler period is a demanding time that can cause many large and small confrontations. This book provides good advice about how to take control, while at the same time respect the child's feelings and support its self-esteem. The text includes many ideas about how to avoid conflict in the first place, deal with anger and solve locked situations. Thought-provoking examples show how the child thinks and why it acts the way it does. The central aim is to let the child continue liking itself, while helping it to be liked by others. The book contains many typical incidents and suggestions for how to deal with them.
A wise, thoughtful book about a difficult time for many parents: good advice which will make everyday life easier for the whole family.
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