How Toddlers Thrive By Amber

toddlerI picked the book, “How Toddlers Thrive” by Dr. Tovah P. Klein, for my report. This was a great book that gave not only a lot of insight as to what goes on inside a toddler’s mind but the reasons behind the way they act as they do. Dr. Klein was able to take the reasons that children misbehave, and by getting to the root of why they are acting that why, and give practice advice for dealing with a toddler.

The book was broken up into two parts. In the first part, it was all about getting into the mind of a toddler, to understand why they are doing what they do, and shame. Dr. Klein, I think described the changes that a child is going through between the ages of 2-5 best, she said, “sometimes they feel in control of the big world they have just become a part of and are eager to explore and get to know, and sometimes they are completely overwhelmed by this same world, which can lead to feelings of anger, worry, fear, or a need for comfort” (Klein, pg. 6-7).  The first part of this book dug deeper into this, giving examples …