By Warwick Marshall
A strong attachment with an adult is as essential to a child as air, food and water. Healthy child development is unlikely without it.
The Ministry of Health reports that mental health and behavioural problems are rising across all socio-economic groups.
What effect could stronger parent (guardian)-child attachments have on helping with such problems?
What role do early childhood services play and how can teachers and educators make a real difference in the life of child?
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