A Parents' Guide to Nurturing the Roots of Emotional Security and Self-Esteem by Waln Brown
Approx. 4,920 words.
Published on December 8, 2010.
The major portions of a child’s personality begin to develop before birth. They progress through a series of stages, with each new step resting upon the former one. If the lower stages are built wide and firm, they will provide a solid base for whatever comes along later. If, conversely, the lower stages are shaky, the entire structure will become increasingly unstable as time goes by.