AcharyaCenter.com - Browse eBooks, Audios and Videos

0 like 0 dislike
654 views
in Articles by

Price : $4.99

Get instant access to this content

PREVIEW

In our effort to balance very full and hectic lives with our families and our jobs, we may have been neglecting an all-important facet of our child's life:  their emotional well-being.  The first three years of a child's life is a critical time for a child, and the trauma of changing child care providers or having a 'part-time' parent float in and out of their life can be very traumatic and destabilizing for them.  It's imperative that parents, educators, involved adults and care providers make a concerted joint effort to ensure that a child's emotional needs are met on a daily basis, just as their physical needs are.  The effects of not meeting a child's emotional needs, especially during the first three years of life, can have devastating consequences. Violent, disruptive or defiant behaviors can result.

The first three years of life are critical in a number of ways. This is when bonding and emotional separation takes place.  If there are interruptions in either of these processes, misbehaviors from the child can result. This can later have an affect on their relationships later in life and hinder them in developing their own healthy relationships as adolescents or adults.

During the first three years of life, the brain goes through its most rapid development ever, the likes of which will never been experienced again. By the time they are three years old, a child's brain is already 'hardwired' from the experiences they've had to that point.  It's imperative that these be loving, supportive, safe, positive experiences so the brain will be conditioned to expect positive things.  If they've been frightening, hurtful, abusive, or dangerous, then the brain is conditioned to expect negative occurrences.

Therefore it's critical that parents, caregivers and other involved adults make a concerted effort to make sure the child's emotional needs are met in a positive, constructive and healthy manner.  Parents should ensure that the child's care providers are stable and consistent, and don't move them around to different childcare providers during this important phase. Ensure a child feels safe and secure with structured and consistent schedules and routines.  Be sure to spend as much quality time with your child at this time as possible, regardless of your otherwise busy and hectic lifestyle.  A child can sense that such a schedule is stressful to you and it can become a frightening or confusing element for them.  Therefore it's important to take time out to reassure them that you're never too busy for them.

Remember that your child's emotional well-being is just as important as their physical, so do your part to ensure your child knows he's growing up safe, secure, treasured and loved.

Please log in or register to comment this post.

Related posts

0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 843 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 424 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 484 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 478 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 310 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 808 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 774 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 783 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 514 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 495 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 590 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 531 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 843 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 376 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 432 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 736 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 860 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 456 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 775 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 449 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 780 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 888 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 719 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 470 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 758 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 463 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 471 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 494 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 880 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 471 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 867 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 603 views
The Whys of Whining

"Moooooooooooom!" It's irritating, it's frustrating and it gets on your last nerve. Though it's obnoxious and ... curb whining should the positive attention and disciplinary actions be ineffective.

Price : $4.99
posted in Articles by LoyalChief
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 679 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 455 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 733 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1k views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 756 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 773 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 495 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 559 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 867 views

Browse eBooks, Videos, Audios, Sound effects, Documents and more

33.9k posts

0 comments

0 replies

61.7k users

Connect with us:
...