During this developmental period, your preschooler starts making more independent choices and having specific preferences for things. This independence streak sometimes looks like disobedience or “misbehavior” when a child doesn’t follow your house rules or has a tantrum when asked to do something they don’t want to do.
Your toddler is talking, exploring and being more independent. They are also having to manage all sorts of emotions. Tips for helping your child learn to handle their emotions.