How to raise children who feel loved and connected
Parenting is different for everyone and often challenging. Despite all a parent does â€” making their child feel heard, loved and cared for â€” itâ€™s common for parents and children to become disconnected.
Several steps can restore harmony in the relationship, says Dr. Lauren Josephs, a social/behavioral scientist and Embrace Families board member.
Through her 20-plus years as a licensed psychotherapist, she has gained expertise in women and childrenâ€™s mental health. A strong parent-child relationship, she says, can serve as â€œbuilding-blocksâ€ for a childâ€™s development.
In an interview with Authority Magazine, Josephs dives deeper into the factors contributing to a child becoming distant and feeling unloved and the ways parents can form and maintain strong bonds with their children. LEARN MORE