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Early Attachments to caregivers are the building blocks for a child social relationships and emotional well beings.

From their first days, babies naturally look to their parents or caregivers to respond to them in consistent, sensitive, and loving ways. When babies and children find their caregivers to be responsive, they form secure attachments to them. Secure attachments help give children the confidence to explore their world, learn, and grow. While the early years of infancy are important, attachments can be formed and improved throughout childhood and the teen years.

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Attachment Angst? Pave a Path of Presence

Parents are often burdened by internalized expectations surrounding attachment.

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Lessons From My Father

“Everything in moderation, including moderation.” –Oscar Wilde, Irish writer and poet

Our Fear of Health Care Reform and the Household Vacuum

The debate must rage on as we as a nation seek the best way to provide care to our sick and injured

How Your Baby Bonds With You

Bonding with your baby might sound like getting Krazy Glued together, but it’s actually more like a dance.

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Good Enough Is The New Perfect

The following interview with This Emotional Life contributor Dr. Jessica Zucker was…

Advice from Antiquity

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”

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The First Connection

Your browser does not support the video tag. Dr. Lane Strathearn describes the enduring nature of the mother-child bond and how that sets...

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