Getting a good start in life will aid in increasing your chances of being successful. Having a good start in life does not only require getting a good education or being wealthy , a huge part of having a good start in life also comes from the love you receive.
Effects of deprivation
Maternal deprivation is a dangerous concept which can effect of your child’s life in many negative ways. Therefore when you become a mother you should ensure to be present in your child’s life especially in the beginning. It is important that you refrain from activities such as travelling around for months tradies accessories for sale because leaving your child behind can result in you having a faulty relationship with him/her later on in life.
There is no shame in admitting that you need help, for as the saying goes, ‘It takes a village to raise a child,’ however, you should not let the ‘village’ do all the work for you. When it comes to spending quality time with your child such as feeding them, bathing them, reading and playing with them can aid in the formation of a strong bond. There may be times where you may have to miss being there to tuck them in at night or you may miss a major milestone they achieved because you were off working; however it is important that you ensure that you do not miss everything all the time because that’s when the danger occurs.
It is important that you try and raise a child who is securely attached because then you would not have to worry about them when they go out into the world. This is because a securely attached child is someone who is independent and brave. If your child feels secure then they would not worry too much when you leave them because they would know that you will always return. You will also be able to have a healthier and more open relationship with a child that is secure than opposed to a child who is insecure.
Most children become insecure due to their upbringing which is why it is vital that you create a loving, caring home environment for your child. A child who is insecure will not only be dependent on their main caregiver but they will also eventually be dependent on the world as well. Children who have formed insecure attachments are more likely going to be the ones who lead unhappy, fearful lives.