Seeing the World through the Eyes of Your Toddler

Speaker: 
Tovah P. Klein, Ph.D.
Venue: 
Chelsea Day School
319 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor
at 32nd Street
New York, NY 10016
When: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time: 
6:30pm - 7:45pm

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Does your toddler:
Act sweet one moment and demanding the next?
Dawdle and drag out bedtime?
Use No! and Mine! as favorite words?
Insist on wearing the same clothes item every day?

Every parent of a young child experiences challenging moments. The toddler years (ages 2-5) are a time when children begin to form a sense of self. Their desire to make decisions and have control escalates as they discover who they are in the world around them.  Having choices with limits is important as they learn to navigate their environment and to express themselves. 

In this presentation, Tovah Klein, also known as the ‘Toddler Whisperer’, addresses the joys and challenges of toddlers. She explains the unique behaviors of young children and provides parents with effective management strategies, including:

  • Understanding the often mystifying aspects of young children’s behavior
  • Viewing the world through children’s eyes
  • Interacting in ways that help navigate the day-to-day struggles
  • Celebrating children’s uniqueness while addressing challenging behaviors
  • Setting reasonable limits, preventing control battles and empowering both parents and toddlers.

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Tovah P. Klein is Director of the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development, a psychology professor at Barnard College and author of How Toddlers Thrive: What Parents Can Do Today for Children Ages 2-5 to Plant the Seeds of Lifelong Success.

Dr. Klein has worked with parents and young children for nearly three decades. Her love of this age stems from a deep interest in the influences parents have on their children's earliest and most foundational development as well as the joy and curiosity of children.

She writes for and is frequently quoted in the media including The New York Times, Washington Post, Today Show, NPR and many online venues. She has been called the ‘toddler whisperer’ by Good Morning America. She consults internationally to programs for young children, was a developmental advisor to Sesame Street, and is an advisor to Room to Grow, Ubuntu S. Africa, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Hypothekids Harlem, and Hunts Point Alliance for Children. She lives in New York with her husband and three sons.

Book signing to follow the talk.

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