Loving Relationship

Zero - Three: What you need to know

Zero – Three: What you need to know

The ‘zero to three movement’, which began in the late 1990s in America, aimed to change parental attitudes to early child development and to affect public health policy. The movement believed that brain development into optimal cognitive, emotional and even physical health occurred in the first three years of life – a critical period. This

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More Hugs

Anyone who has ever been hugged knows the power of that simple act of physical affection. They improve moods, lower stress levels, and boost self-esteem. For young children, who are still learning to navigate the world emotionally, hugs can be especially valuable. In a pre-school/nursery setting, where children are spending time away from their parents

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Role of Parents

A child’s brain is like a sponge, absorbing information from the world around them. And, according to recent research, the kind of environment a child is exposed to can have a major impact on the development of their neural networks. Children who are exposed to loving and nurturing relationships are more likely to develop neural

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