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The First 5 Years-Child Development

Wondering if your child is developing normally? Curious about your child’s behavior and wondering if it is normal? Did your child experience a trauma early in life and you want to know how to best support? Then you’ve come to the right place.  The information in this section is an educational resource on child (and generally human) development. Everything here is geared to help you, so that you can feel more confident in your parenting.

4 Tips for Healing From Your Anxious-Ambivalent Attachment So You Can Find Peace, Relief, and Joy in Your Relationships

Anxious-ambivalent attachment

Anxious-Ambivalent  Attachment Anxious-Ambivalent attachment is a common type of insecure attachment were the individuals natural drive for connection is fueled by anxiety and fear. They feel fear that the object of their attachment is going to abandon them, and this causes anxiety. Individuals with an anxious-ambivalent attachment style are constantly striving for the attention of…

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3 Tips to Developing Secure Attachment Between You and Your Baby. Part 1 of 4 of a series diving deep into the Attachment Bond, What It Looks Like and What Type of Attachment Style Do You Have

Attachment is an innate drive that we are all born with just like the drive for self protection. As babies, we are completely dependent on our caregivers for self protection as well as to satisfy our other basic survival needs (shelter, food, etc). Our attachment bond is directly connected with our survival. Attachment is the…

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Multigenerational Trauma and Attachment: A type of Relational Trauma that is Often Passed Down Generation After Generation Unintentionally Part 1

attachment and multigenerational trauma

Multigenerational Trauma and Attachment:  A type of Relational Trauma that is Often Passed Down Generation After Generation, Unintentionally  Part 1 We all know that childhood trauma can have lasting impacts, especially if this trauma goes unresolved. The symptoms of PTSD and other chronic stressors take a toll on our physical, emotional, and cognitive selves. Traumas…

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When Attachment Causes Trauma and Three Tips To Helping You Heal Pt 2

Trauma is more than experiencing child abuse, war, rape, etc but can often include attachment wounds. Often when one thinks about insecure attachment or attachment wounds we often link this to issues with abandonment related to adoption, neglect, or again child abuse. The truth is that issues with attachment, which often relate to insecure attachment,…

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When Attachment Causes Trauma: How Attachment Works Part 1

Many people think of trauma as something big that has happened to a person. We often think of sexual abuse, physical abuse, rape, or war when we think about trauma. But the reality is that attachment disruptions or issues around attachment often causes trauma symptoms.  Attachment has been studied for decades and most people know…

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