from The Washington Post
“A key test is resisting the temptation to control everything,” said Tovah Klein, also known as “The Toddler Whisperer.” She would know, with three kids and more than two decades of research as the Director of Columbia University’s Barnard Center for Toddler Development. She’s an expert from the land of tiny people.
At a recent interview in New York, the 50-year-old mom to a trio of boys looked like she never skipped a night’s sleep. Impressive, because in addition to being a Psychology professor at Columbia, Klein is also on tour promoting her book “How Toddlers Thrive,” just released in paperback. According to her research, the early years are critical for predicting self-regulation later in life.