The Emotional Life of the Toddler

“Toddlers are scared that displeasing their parents will result in losing their love, and this fear finds expression in the common difficulties of toddlerhood, such as separation anxiety, sleep disturbances, and inexplicable fears.” — The Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia F. Lieberman http://a.co/dr5pSyB

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The Emotional Life of the Toddler

“Two efficient strategies to decrease parent and child mutual frustration are creating safe spaces for toddlers that decrease the need for constant parental intervention and redirecting their attention by enticing them away from forbidden pursuits.” — The Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia F. Lieberman http://a.co/e2sEW7C

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The Emotional Life of the Toddler Quotes

“The English pediatrician and psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott, who was renowned for his deep understanding of the mother-child relationship, coined the term “good-enough mother” to help mothers and society at large relinquish the fantasy that there is such a thing as a perfect mother—or that there should be.” — The Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia F. Lieberman http://a.co/aUT6sHI

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