5 Developmental Milestones: 3 - 4 Years Old
Traits: Acts eager to win adults' approval and praise. Sensitive to treatment from others. Becomes more self-reliant and independent. May fear animals, strangers, or the dark.
Advice for Parents: Provide love, understanding, and patience. Encourage independence. Stay away from negatively talking about child. Offer a night light. Don't force involvement in "scary" activities.