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Author: Alicia F. Lieberman Narrator: Cassandra Campbell Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Audio Length: Release Date: December 2017 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781508251057

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Now updated with new material throughout, Alicia F. Lieberman’s The Emotional Life of the Toddler is the seminal, detailed look into the varied and intense emotional life of children aged one to three. Hailed as “groundbreaking” by The Boston Globe after its initial publication, the new edition includes the latest research on this crucial stage of development.

Anyone who has followed an active toddler around for a day knows that a child of this age is a whirlwind of explosive, contradictory, and ever-changing emotions. Alicia F. Lieberman offers an in-depth examination of toddlers’ emotional development, and illuminates how to optimize this crucial stage so that toddlers can develop into emotionally healthy children and adults.

Drawing on her lifelong research, Dr. Lieberman addresses commonly asked questions and issues. Why, for example, is “no” often the favorite response of the toddler? How should parents deal with the anger they might feel when their toddler is being aggressively stubborn? Why does a crying toddler run to his mother for a hug only to push himself vigorously away as soon as she begins to embrace him? This updated edition also addresses twenty-first century concerns such as how to handle screen time on devices and parenting in a post-internet world.

With the help of numerous examples and vivid cases, Lieberman answers these and other questions, providing, in the process, a rich, insightful profile of the roller coaster emotional world of the toddler.

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  • “Narrator Cassandra Campbell’s vocal confidence works well in conveying the gentle wisdom that pervades this overview of raising children from ages one to three. With her elegant diction and wide phrasing range, her reading softens the author’s observations and insights, making the material continue to sound personal hour after hour…Helped by Campbell’s comfort with these matters, this is a learning audio that informs without judgment and without losing sight of the joys to be had during these years. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”

    - AudioFile
  • “A wise and kind book…it will help parents understand and appreciate all that is happening as their young children develop.”

    - Perri Klass, MD, professor of journalism and pediatrics, NYU
  • “Lieberman is a toddler-whisperer, illuminating the art and science of this important period of life in informative ways that will enable parents to gain important insights into the mind and behavior of their child…This second edition of her classic work is a gift to parents and children alike.”

    - Daniel J. Siegel, MD, clinical professor, UCLA School of Medicine
  • “Dr. Alicia Lieberman is a brilliant clinician and one of the most sage voices of our era in the field of early childhood development…For me, a pediatrician and the parent of a toddler, this book is a blessing.”

    - Nadine Burke Harris, MD, founder and CEO, Center for Youth Wellness
  • “From tantrums to screen time, from toilet training to trauma—and so much more, Lieberman illuminates every aspect of toddlerhood with understanding, empathy, care, experience, research, and wisdom, while at the same time respecting cultural differences and values and the fast-paced lives of today’s families.”

    - Robie H. Harris. author of It’s Perfectly Normal


  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

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About the Author

Alicia F. Lieberman, PhD, is the Irving B. Harris Endowed Chair in Infant Mental Health and professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco. The author of several books and numerous other publications, she is world-renowned for her work on parent-child attachment. She is the recipient of the 2017 Whole Child Award from the Simms/Mann Institute, 2016 Rene Spitz Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Association of Infant Mental Health, and other honors.

About the Narrator

Cassandra Campbell has won multiple Audie Awards, Earphones Awards, and the prestigious Odyssey Award for narration. She was been named a “Best Voice” by AudioFile magazine and in 2018 was inducted in Audible’s inaugural Narrator Hall of Fame.