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Why Attachment Matters

Attachment (aka, the warm relationship between a child and his/her parents) is foundational for families, and child outcome. We explore why attachment matters so much and how nurturing is integral to secure parent-child attachment.

New parents need attachment education

Submitted by Rita Brhel on 7 December 2021

Nearly 4 years ago, I became a father. We became a family. The next few lines, you may think, should be "It's the best thing that has ever happened to me" and "Now I understand the purpose of life," but in truth, it's been hard.

My little girl is now my world, and she's given me the privilege to witness love and attachment develop from the inside-out. With a sly smile on my face, I can happily write that my world is now very colorful and my energy much less!