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In reply to: The Myth of the 'Terrible Twos' - The Atlantic

“If adults experienced and enacted the full range of feelings available to an average toddler in the course of a day,” Lieberman writes, they would collapse from emotional exhaustion.” But Lieberman doesn’t view this range of emotions as the toddler’s downside. She sees toddlers as complex, compassionate human beings, and she has dedicated her life’s research to helping adults understand the feelings and the logic behind the most seemingly ridiculous or wild toddler behaviors.

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