Tuesday, October 26, 2010

It's the Little Things that Matter

Relationships are key to a child's healthy growth and development. Acknowledging a child's presence, encouraging play, learning and exploration, praising accomplishments, tending to scrapes and bruises and chasing monsters away from the closet all help make a child feel important, valued, self-assured and safe. This consistency in regard and security promotes a child's overall well-being. Sometimes it's these little things that matter the most.