While many of us are in the last minute stress of gift-wrapping, cooking, and finalizing travel plans, there are also families who are not preparing much for the holidays because of the economic hardships they have faced in the past year. But no matter our status, we can all enjoy the precious gift of family.
In my last post, I opened the subject of attachment in children and its importance in creating resilience for children toward recovery from a traumatic events. In short, a child that has had a healthy parent (or caregiver) attachment process in infancy will have an easier recovery from trauma. Let’s look at this process more closely.