Early Childhood Attachment

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According to Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development, Attachment can be defined as the emotional bond between the child and the parent (2012). This attachment process usually begins at birth and continues in life (Berger, 2016, p.144). Whether a child has a secure or insecure attachment depends on the culture, parent, and the responsiveness. It is important to ensure that children develop a secure attachment. This attachment can greatly affect the child’s life during adulthood. By having a secure attachment, children are usually better at being able to control their negative emotions in stressful situations, and they tend to be more confident when exploring the world (IJzendoor, 2012). According to Berger (2016), about 50-70% of children

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