How you can Nurture Your Parent-Child Bond


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Building Positive Relationships with Young Children (supporting social emotional development)

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How Babies Form Attachments | Four Stages | Schaffer & Emerson

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What Are the Signs of Poor Parent-Child Bonding?

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Short film about maternal bond | Threads by Torill Kove

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How to Nurture Your Parent-Child Bond Eating Together. Eating dinner together is important for kids’ health and development in many surprising ways. An Talking About Your Day. Like dinnertime, bedtime is a great opportunity to catch up with your kids about the day. Playing Together.

One. Building a strong bond between a parent and child takes intentional effort. I’m here today to show you a few simple ways you can connect with your child and start strengthening your parent-child relationship: 1. Have FUNsurprise them with a game, a tickle fight, a trip to the park or catch a movie. 2. Start a weekly family tradition. Here are the 5 principles you can employ during this time of re-bonding and rebuilding the relationship with your children.

1. Foster uniqueness.. Every family is filled with individuals who are, though related, much different than the others. 2. Be careful with rigidness in enforcing household. There is nothing more important than your relationship with your loved ones.

Nurture bedtime activities and reading habit Bedtime should be relaxed and not forced, but usually waking up and putting kids on the bed is the most chaotic ones. How to build a healthy parent-child bond through effective communication Spoken communication is the basis of your relationship with your child. Communication is an important part of life.

It helps people learn, share thoughts and. Nurture the bond: Yes, small gestures such as brushing your kid’s hair, help in nurturing the bond. Usually, teens or preteens don’t like it when you try to do so, but if you can do this with younger children.

4 Ways to Forge a Strong Mother Daughter Bond 1. Be a good listener Do your best to have open communication channels with your daughter, always. Your little girl is a 2. Be in the same boat Learn what she loves and be supportive about it. This can happen naturally since “the part of the 3. Be. A child’s early experience of being nurtured and developing a bond with a caring adult affects all aspects of behavior and development.

When parents and children have strong, warm feelings for one another, children develop trust that their parents will provide what they need to thrive, including love, acceptance, positive guidance, and protection. Here are some tips on how to nurture the dad bond. 4. Respect and trust each other.

Your relationship with your little boy will play a major role in his emotional development. By forming a bond built upon mutual trust and respect, you can teach your son to also respect himself, as well as others. 5. Be human.

Fathers can often retreat and that bond can feel strained at times, but it is important to be the grown up and keep at it. “The bad times really can strengthen a bond in a family. Being present and there for your kids is probably the single most important thing a father can do. Just being there counts for something sometimes,” says Matlack.

List of related literature:

Attachment interventions should help parents provide a secure and responsive base, increase attunement, and deepen the relationship.

“Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families” by Jayne Schooler, Betsy Keefer Smalley, Timothy Callahan
from Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families
by Jayne Schooler, Betsy Keefer Smalley, Timothy Callahan
The Navigators, 2014

Allowing the older child opportunities to care for the baby and reinforcing any nurturing or affectionate behavior will promote positive bonding.

“Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice” by Mary Ann Boyd
from Psychiatric Nursing: Contemporary Practice
by Mary Ann Boyd
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005

Spending focused time with each parent—especially the mother— can help alleviate an older child’s feelings of displacement and ease the adjustment to being the older brother or sister.

“Counseling the Nursing Mother” by Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher
from Counseling the Nursing Mother
by Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2015

Parent-child attachment (bonding)

“Foundations of Nursing E-Book” by Kim Cooper, Kelly Gosnell
from Foundations of Nursing E-Book
by Kim Cooper, Kelly Gosnell
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

I have found that centering conversations with parents around research and strategies has helped me strengthen the bond I have with them.

“Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning” by Pooja K. Agarwal, Patrice M. Bain
from Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning
by Pooja K. Agarwal, Patrice M. Bain
Wiley, 2019

Allowing the older child opportunities to care for the baby and reinforcing any nurturing or affectionate behaviour will promote positive bonding.

“Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing for Canadian Practice” by Wendy Austin, Mary Ann Boyd
from Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing for Canadian Practice
by Wendy Austin, Mary Ann Boyd
Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010

Spending focused time with each parent—especially the mother—can help alleviate the older child’s feelings of displacement and help the adjustment to being the new older brother or sister.

“Counseling the Nursing Mother” by Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher
from Counseling the Nursing Mother
by Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2010

Close bond with parents.

“Delineation of Progressions” by Sophia Mason
from Delineation of Progressions
by Sophia Mason
American Federation of Astrologers, 1985

Through imitation, empathic responses, and physical-emotional contact, parents (and other family members) reflect back and engage the baby’s smile, voice, emotions, and movements.

“Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World” by Bill Plotkin
from Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World
by Bill Plotkin
New World Library, 2010

To have genuine behavioral change, parents needto cycle through these steps so frequently that they become new healthy patterns: self­knowledge, attunement, accountability, and intentionalresponses.

“The Parallel Process: Growing Alongside Your Adolescent Or Young Adult Child in Treatment” by Krissy Pozatek
from The Parallel Process: Growing Alongside Your Adolescent Or Young Adult Child in Treatment
by Krissy Pozatek
Lantern Books, 2010

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  • This..! Exactly! I have felt, since day 1 of my son’s life, that there is an invisible thread connecting us.. When he was first born, the thread was very short, and I kept him close. Now that he’s a couple years old, the thread is longer.. I can’t imagine that a day will come when it disappears though. He will always be my baby.

  • From someone who lost their mother in 1978 at the age of 36 through cancer, when I was only 13, thank you Torill Kove. I loved this video. Superb.

  • Pregnant with a little girl and bawling my eyes out..due this April. My mother and I have the most incredible bond I have ever experienced and this is just too much for me ������

  • Situer la relaton entre une mère et son enfant quand il commence à manger à la cuiller et marcher, quelle bizarre idée. Ça debute un peu avant, la maternité.

  • My 12-month-old son is lying next to me while I am watching this. My emotions engulped me and I am in tears right now knowing that one day he will walk out of that door to live his own life as I hear his subtle breathing while he sleeps now. ����

  • The overwhelming number of psychologists are liberal, not conservative.
    Their advice is severely corrupted by their worldview, their so called studies lack rigor and are tainted by confirmation bias.
    Trust your instincts and God, not people who think they know better than god.
    Their children grow up with adhd and have high rates of suicide.
    Those are the facts.

  • Leaving my only child-a daughter, in a foreign country to begin her life at 19 nearly broke me. She thrived, and we are still just as close.

  • Baby can distinguish her parents voices already in the womb, so naturally she preferes her mother and father right after being born and not just any human.

  • I cried when my daughter was born. I cherished my pregnancy and i understood as they took her out of my body, that from that moment on she would move further away from me. ��

  • Dear creator, I thank you for making this.
    I’m a new mom to a 4 month old baby girl and I can’t wait to discover the world with her knowing one day she’ll want to discover some paths on her own. Being pregnant really had me thinking about all the times I wasn’t so good with my mom and I was so sad. I prayed to God to forgive me and bless my mom for being an amazing woman as she is. Fleeing her country from war, raising 7 children only with the help of my dad. And still I talked about the bad stuff more than the good. I don’t know why we do that. I think it’s in all of us to talk bad sometimes about our parents untill one day we become parents and we suddenly understand why ours were the wet they were.

    May God bless us all with children. I do believe we need to have children in order to really understand our parents especially our moms. ��

  • Hermosísimo cortometraje. El amor de una madre es irreemplazable. Afortunados quienes tuvieron o tienen a una madre cariñosa, dulce y comprensiva.

  • Omg, my 22/17 year old cant wait to experience life. I have to let go soon and then it will be a dream. The law of life. But still a painful journey. Thankful to have lived.

  • in addition to schaffer & emerson can someone pls advise names of other different theories of attachment? like to look into the various theories on my own. Thank you!

  • Folks who find this confusing should look for a few videos on the subject of attachment theory. They’ll explain what happens in the mother/child relationship in the first months of life. It is the attunement between the mother and child which stimulates healthy development of the child’s brain so that it feels safe in the world. When secure attachment doesn’t happen, the infant has to find ways of dealing with internal emotional states by its own leading to problems that can plague a person for their lifetime. This is a really important topic that should be understood by every parent and every person who has struggled in their adult life. Parents don’t need to be perfect, but they should be aware of what their child needs in terms of safe, trustworthy attachment with their primary care provider so they can do their part. Sadly, when we ourselves have challenges with attachment, it isn’t easy to be there for a child. We pass along our pain until we’re finally able to heal ourselves, which is definitely possible. Dr. Schore is one of the leaders in researching this phenomena and in proposing how to heal it.

    Try this…

  • my 22 years old son passageway last summer, I miss him sooooo much, but life is like that. Take care of your kids and tell them how much do you love them.

  • The story is small but the moral is big enough to understand. Try to visualise the moral in all our bonded life. Life wil be interesting.
    My kid
    My mom
    My husband
    My husband’s mom
    Comfortable life

  • when my son first went to school, i cried and cried… omg. being a mom… I never knew a love like this. I love u Japheth and Javan ������

  • So grateful!✨
    You honour your own mother and the world with this work! Is a tender, a sublime message. ��
    To all mother’s��
    Blessing from a mother and grandmother��

  • My husband and I have 3 young children. 7 1/2, 6, and 11 months. It’s very rewarding to watch them grow, but it’s also bittersweet. I don’t know what I’ll do when the day comes from them to go off on their own. I had my oldest at 20 so life as a mother is just about all I’ve ever known.

  • Hermoso, dedico ėste pensamiento a todos los niños abandonados q por alguna razón vinieron a mis brazos en busca de alivio. Martita, Valentina… chikis


  • prenatal through 1st two years are most important

    dont allow child to be left for ling periods without comforting to stop distress affect autonomic nervous system

  • Wow and THANK YOU. Dr. Allan Shore just dotted the “i’s” and crossed the “t’s” for me. I always thought the opposite was the case, a toddler very rarely crying is a happier, well adjusted child. This video provides a springboard for laypersons interested in potential precursers to help understand why, how and/or when their adult family member, friend, or acquaintance may have presented signs of mental disruption or disturbance.

  • I love this video, as I am a 29 year old, first time mother of an almost 8 month old daughter after 5 miscarriages. I finally know what is is to be a mother after all the sadness and grief… The love is real. Anything is possible. Miracles do happen.

  • Remembering the unforgettable short film “Father and Daughter” by M. Dudok de Wit makes it hard to watch any other animation trying to duplicate the feeling which that sublime little film did so magnificently. Given its brilliant artistry to the mesmerizing tune of Danube Waves by I. Ivanovici, everything else dealing with a similar subject appears like a sad effort in imitation and just fades into nothingness. Sorry, but I could not even watch this to the end.

  • I don’t know, you all have been living in a utopia?? I see this video and I feel suffocated. I never had this connection, it was more like forced on me, I feel like my mother is sucking my energy away. I was living with grandparents until 7, and never felt this bond you all talk about. Now as I’m an adult I tried to get close to her but I still feel it is forced and fake.

  • What about a small child under 2 who cannot be left by the mother, even if the mother just walks into another room, without intense screaming and crying? The baby just wants to be held by the mother at all times and seems to always feel anxious and very distressed when not being held by or in very close proximity to the mother. As long as the child is close to the mother, she is fine and happy.

  • Can a baby girl have a bond with her father if he is far away and doesn’t get to see her regularly? I think my baby is going to forget me and maybe will never form a bond with me over time because her mother hates me and thinks I’m a terrible person. If her mother hates me does that mean she will hate me too?

  • Although they estimated human infants bonding period is much longer than animals, wouldn’t you have to do math to equalize the difference in life expectancy? For instance if dogs live 15 years & attachment takes 7 months then comparing this to humans means you’d have to then take average human life expectancy age say 73 & do math for comparison? Thus depending on the math, the idea humans take much longer to bond than animals may be inaccurate when relative life expectancy is measured equally across humans vs dogs for instance?

  • Now my question is, in the specific stage, the baby develops fear of strangers. And then in the multiple attachments stage the baby has interest in developing bonds with others. So does that mean even in the multiple attachments phase, the baby wants to increase bonds with familiar people? Or anyone? Are they still scared of strangers in this stage? Or was it just a phase that goes away once they hit this stage?

  • I’m doing child psychology with the open university and not taking much in at all. Distance learning is proving difficult for me personally, that being said these videos (although not linked by the Uni) are proving to be a godsend when helping simplify the heavy text reading. Thank you!!!!

  • I’m pretty sure he’s really smart, but I think he opens his mouth and says smart stuff, everyone except him is going like, “huhhh????”

  • My baby is 6months i do live in my own house woth my husband. We constantly give him our time and try show him things. He now trusts my parents n sisters as they are regularly present. But knows im main base for comfort n safety. I love him so much and are always mindful that even if i may be stressed abotu something rlse not to show it to him. Hes sooo cleverif im.discussong generally with my husband he picks up immediately ot of im annoyed n baby will call out in a firm voice or checkin if 3verythings ok n that would be a rare thing too that id do that. Babies are amaazing.

  • I found this very depressing and untrue. Parents can remain our closest and dearest friends even once we become adults and set out on our own. It’s a unique, irreplaceable love and relationship.

  • After a dramatic fight with my 9 years old m here watching it nd cursing myself for being sooo inconsiderate nd cruel mommy… I m feeling Soo bad��.

  • I think the artwork was well done and the short was very well put together. I think some of the short appeared to represent the mother viewing her daughter as an extension of herself which I don’t agree with. I think parents should view their children as completely separate individuals from themselves, but still under the protection of their love and care. Perhaps I misunderstood the creator’s intention. Otherwise, I enjoyed it!

  • These videos are great. I teach A Level Psychology and have shown them to my students. There are very few clear and concise videos out there like this. Please make more for the AQA spec. Biopsychology and Pscyhopathology ones with animation would be amazing!!