Raising Emotionally Healthy Children: Feeling Included

“Feeling Included is a fourth critical emotional need of children. They need to feel they belong, to feel a part of things, to feel connected to other people, to have a sense of community. That’s why kids join cliques, gangs, clubs and teams – to satisfy that need to belong.” (MORE)

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The above is from a guest post written by Dr. Gerald Newmark (author of How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children ) for North Texas Kids’ blog.

Dr. Newmark offers practical suggestions on ways to include your child. A remarkable outcome of your child feeling included is that:

“Identifying strongly with the family unit makes children more resistant to outside, negative influences…”

Read Dr. Newmark’s entire guest post HERE

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