meeting basic needs
By: melissa Link
basic pyhsical needs
-children need certain things just to surive everyday such as: water, food, air and sleep.
-It is important for a child to have these things to grow naturally and healthy.
-meet your child’s physical and biological needs by providing healthy and nutrious food, a regular wake and sleep routine, cleanliness with baths or showers, health with regular medical checkups and making sure the child gets enough exercise to remain physically fit.
Feeling Safe & Secure
-Feeling secure and safe for a child is very important to them mental not just physically.
-A safe and comfortable home environment can help meet this need.
-Offer emotional support and consolation when your child needs it.
-Practicing self control around your children sets a good example for them.
-Children need to know that they are loved and that they belong.
-Children learn affection by seeing it done by thier parents.
-Ways to show affection: you can provide unconditional love: showing physical affection with hugs, kisses or pats on the back.
- Talk with your child about his or her feelings and needs, and accept that they may be different from your own
Need For Self-Esteem
- the child feels self-confident and like a valuable member of society
-if need is not met the child begins to feel worthless
-You can meet your child’s needs by providing unconditional love and support at home.
- rewarding positive behavior, supporting your child’s decision-making, and helping your child learn to be proud of her body and take pride in her morals and values