Articles tagged with: attachment

09 February 2014

Developing Secure, Trusting Relationships with Children

 
Most people agree that it’s important for children to develop secure, trusting relationships with their caregivers, but not everyone agrees on how to do it.  There are so many theories that it boggles the mind.  How is a parent to choose? 
 
One term that’s become increasing popular is attachment parenting.  The phrase is often associated with babywearing, co-sleeping and breastfeeding, but there’s a lot more to it than that and plenty of parents feel they’re doing a good job without those things.  And they’re right.  In fact, many parents are probably using attachment parenting without knowing that they are.