We hear as much about the “Terrible Twos” as we do the turbulent adolescent years. But what about those awkward “in-between “years just before or after age two and adolescence? They might just be the calm before the storm.
“Life is less frustrating for 3-year-olds because they’re mastering both language and body movement. Like tweens, moving from childhood into adolescence, 3-year-olds have many challenges in this period of fast development.”
Check out this two-page downloadable titled, 3-Year-Olds: Tweens of Toddlerhood, brought to you by parentingpress.com. It explains the strong emotions kids may experience, and how you can reassure and comfort your 3-year-old. It also outlines the importance of self-directed play, a special issue now that 3-year-olds so often are using electronics.