A three-year-old child is a real puzzle to parents, sometimes anxious to please and befriend, sometimes strong-willed and difficult to get along with. At the heart of the three-year-old's personality is often an emotional insecurity-and this causes a host of problems for parents! Drs. Ames and Ilg, recognized authorities on child behavior and development, help parents understand what's going on inside that three-year-old head, what problems children have, and how to cope with the toddler who is sometimes friend, sometimes enemy. Included in this book: Jealousy of a new sibling * Toilet training * How to improve a child's eating habits * Friendships with peers * Common fears Developing language skills * Nursery school * Books for parents and three-year-olds.Ames, Louise Bates is the author of 'Your Three Year Old Friend or Enemy', published 1980 under ISBN 9780440506492 and ISBN 0440506492.