Empathy is the precursor to compassion, and its only when we experience empathy that we can be compassionate. Parents are integral in teaching a culture of learning to respect others' feelings and helping young children to develop empathy.
The period between 3 to 5 years old is a distinct time of growth and development for kids, a time for learning new skills and building their confidence. By understanding whats coming up next in terms of their development youll be more prepared and the transition will be a little smoother for everyone.
Check out these tips on how to help reduce your little ones tantrums which often occur between the ages of 18 months and 3 years old, with meltdowns of screaming, crying, kicking, biting and hitting as they try to express their emotions.