Summary: 1,2,3...The Toddler Years was created in response to hundreds of requests to explain exactly how the Santa Cruz Toddler Center's philosophy of respect for children worked so consistently and effectively in the classroom. The first section of the book, ''Respect for Toddlers:What Does This Mean? and ''How Can We Make It Work'', covers topics such as setting limits, biting, sharing, sleeping, eating, separation and toilet training. The second section is devoted to suc ...show morecessful parenting, giving parents practical ways in which they can ''Learn From Others'', ''Trust Yourself'', ''Take Care of Yourself'', ''Stop Feeling Guilty'' and ''Enjoy Your Child.'' The final section is on ''Finding and Keeping Quality Child Care.''
1,2,3...The Toddler Years is informative, unique and easy to read. It gives readers practical advice and solutions that work.
1,2,3...The Toddler Years has the rare quality of being a useful tool for professionals as well as an accessible resource for parents. It is used as a text in the curriculum of early childhood education programs in colleges throughout the country, and as a training guide for staff in education and therapeutic training programs. ...show less