Your child is able to express his needs and wants better. In the process, you may see him showing strong emotions like being proud, sad, embarrassed, crying etc.
What you need to know
At this stage, it can be challenging for both of you, as your child is trying to act independently and voicing out his likes and dislikes, while you are trying to figure out the reason behind his behaviour. Your little one does not understand logic. He is going through different complex emotions. As a parent, he needs your loving guidance to cope with these different feelings. For instance, he is upset about his toy being broken. You can say, “I know you are feeling sad, let us try to fix it or let us play with another toy”.