Young children need to have a secure relationship with at least one parent or caregiver to develop socially, emotionally, and cognitively. Find out what you can do at home to nurture that relationship.
The way parents bond with their children affects every aspect of child development, from what is happening in their brains to their physical and mental health.We've partnered with Infant Mental Health Promotion at SickKids to support parents in nurturing that relationship.
SickKids Tip #18: Language, Literacy and Social Development
Children who have not experienced positive relationships that are engaging and stress-free are more likely to develop learning, behavioural and attachment issues that will have lasting effects on their education and relationships. We have a few tips to ease the stress, for both you and your child.
SickKids Tip #14: How Stress Affects Brain Development