By Tierany Rugg, Human Development & Relationships Extension Educator, Florence County
Transitions are the changes, moves, or passages from one activity to another, or from one place to another. Transitional objects such as a security blanket, teddy bear or favorite toy can provide a child comfort during times of uncertainty.
- Winnicott, D. W. (1954). Transitional objects and transitional phenomena: a study of the first not-me possession. Place of publication not identified: publisher not identified.
- Butler, S., & Kratz, D. (1999). The field guide to parenting: a comprehensive handbook of great ideas, advice, tips, and solutions for parenting children ages one to five. Worcester, MA: Chandler House Press.