A Focus Series

Key parenting principles

An introduction to some fundamental parenting strategies
Inside this Series

The first and most essential requirement for effective parenting is to ensure that your child always feels a close emotional connection to you. You know that you love your child to bits, but your child may not always sense that. Your child needs to be able to feel your love on their side of the relationship. On this page you’ll learn about attachment, that is, how to maintain that close relationship with your child. Plus, you’ll learn some additional principles that apply to other important areas of parenting.


Maintaining a close emotional bond with your child

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