Handling the day-to-day challenges of parenting young children, ages two to five Hugs and smiles and playtime if only parenting two- to five-year-olds was this simple. But any parent of a toddler or preschooler knows that it also often requires dealing with whining, tantrums, No, I won t, and other generally naughty behaviors that test the limits of your patience and ingenuity. How can parents balance nurturing behaviors that demonstrate love and affection with the discipline that all children need to learn and thrive? This audio book shows you how discipline can be more about teaching than punishment and more positive than negative for you and your child. Common Sense Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers shows you: How to set reasonable expectations based on your child s age, development, and abilities. How to give your child the nurturing, love, and praise he or she needs to thrive. How to use a parent s version of show and tell to both prevent problems and correct misbehavior. How to create plans for staying calm for you and your child.