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Parenting tips: 5 steps to build a secure relationship with the child

Updated On Jan 29, 2024 05:21 PM IST
  • From grieving our traumatic experiences to learning to be calm and relaxed, here are a few steps to build a secure connection with our child.
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In parenting, it is important to remember to break patterns of generational dysfunction by making secure connections emotionally and mentally with the child. "Breaking generational cycles of insecure connection is about more than simply doing things differently than the previous generation. It's about being different in our sense of selves, stories, and emotional regulation," wrote Therapist Eli Harwood.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2024 05:21 PM IST

In parenting, it is important to remember to break patterns of generational dysfunction by making secure connections emotionally and mentally with the child. "Breaking generational cycles of insecure connection is about more than simply doing things differently than the previous generation. It's about being different in our sense of selves, stories, and emotional regulation," wrote Therapist Eli Harwood.(Unsplash)

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One of the mistakes we make in parenting is not having supportive adults around us to connect emotionally. Hence the child is left with the responsibility of addressing our emotions. We should not do that. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2024 05:21 PM IST

One of the mistakes we make in parenting is not having supportive adults around us to connect emotionally. Hence the child is left with the responsibility of addressing our emotions. We should not do that. (Unsplash)

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We should invest in self-care in order to make our minds and bodies relax and calm – something that our child can learn from us. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2024 05:21 PM IST

We should invest in self-care in order to make our minds and bodies relax and calm – something that our child can learn from us. (Unsplash)

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Our childhood attachment experiences impact the way we connect with our child. We should reflect on that and know our patterns. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2024 05:21 PM IST

Our childhood attachment experiences impact the way we connect with our child. We should reflect on that and know our patterns. (Unsplash)

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The pain and the traumatic experiences we carry from the past should be let out – grieving about it helps us to get over it and stops it from ruining our present and future. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2024 05:21 PM IST

The pain and the traumatic experiences we carry from the past should be let out – grieving about it helps us to get over it and stops it from ruining our present and future. (Unsplash)

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We should learn how to completely feel our emotions and address them in a healthy manner – something that we can teach our children to do.  (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2024 05:21 PM IST

We should learn how to completely feel our emotions and address them in a healthy manner – something that we can teach our children to do.  (Unsplash)

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