What changes when a young child begins to leave toddlerhood behind him? How do you keep track of your child's good and bad experiences at nursery and kindergarten and support her through them? What is the best way to cope with temper tantrums, and why do they happen? Louise Emanuel presents practical tips and a great deal of emotional reassurance for the new and experienced parent. She offers helpful guidance on topics as diverse as how to ensure everyone in the family gets a good night's sleep, how to manage sibling rivalry, and how to encourage imaginative solitary and social play and conversation.