As a child moves beyond the toddler years, new challenges arise for parents. Be prepared for this exciting stage with fifteen “Childwise” principles for training children ages 3-7 in happy and responsible living. You became a parent overnight….. but it takes much longer to become Childwise. Just when you master the baby stage, greater challenges arise. Intellect, self-awareness, curiosity, and social roles are emerging– requiring consistent caring guidance from you.