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A Little Love

A Child’S Need For Love

The need to be loved is exceptionally strong in all human beings. From childhood to old age, humans want to be loved by those around them. Love connects people in the strongest of ways. It produces care and concern, without which no one would take...

Importance Of Parental Affection

Picking up and cuddling a baby or young child isn't just a sweet gesture; it's also an important contributor to the mental, social, emotional and physical health of the child. A lack of parental affection can affect everything from how early the c...

How Absence Of A Loving Father Can Wreck A Child's Life

A father's love is as important to a child’s emotional development as a mother’s, a large-scale study has confirmed. Examining the cases of more than 10,000 sons and daughters revealed how a cold or distant father can damage a child’s life, somet...

The Power Of A Mother's Love

Mother love shapes cultures and individuals. While most mothers know that their love and emotional availability are vital to their children's well-being, many of us do not understand the profound and long-lasting impact we have in developing our y...

How A Mother's Love Changes A Child's Brain

Nurturing a child early in life may help him or her develop a larger hippocampus, the brain region important for learning, memory and stress responses, a new study shows. Previous animal research showed that early maternal support has a positive e...

A Father's Love Is One Of The Greatest Influences On Personality Development

A father's love contributes as much -- and sometimes more -- to a child's development as does a mother's love. That is one of many findings in a new large-scale analysis of research about the power of parental rejection and acceptance in shaping o...

Depriving Children Of Loving Environment Damages Intelligence

Depriving children of a loving family environment causes lasting damage to their intelligence, emotional wellbeing and even their physical stature, according to the most extensive study of social deprivation yet. A lack of care and attention left ...

The Measure Of A Mother's Love: How Early Deprivation Derails Child Development

Most people don’t need science to appreciate the importance of a mother’s love. But to understand how early maltreatment can derail a child’s development requires careful study — and is fraught with ethical peril. Such research is therefore often ...

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Parenting - Emotions | 0-18y

A Little Love

Akshaya GAkshaya G
Sometimes, all children need is a little love from their parents. This clipbook tells you more.