Devoted parents provide food, shelter, material needs, and of course love. But how do we know when our child feels secure? Security is the basis for trust and a strong parent-child bond.
Warning Signs of Insecurity
Each of these warning signs suggest your child feels anxious and not secure. If the anxiety is overwhelming professional help may be needed, but parents can help ease the child’s emotional burden.
Helpful Hints for Parents to Give Your Child a Sense of Security
Basic security is needed for all children varying based on their stage of development. But clear expectations, predictable times with parents, trust in nonjudgmental listening to problems, and clearly stated feelings of love are significantly important. Sometimes with complicated busy lives, we forget that basic security is essential.