Emotional Climate of the Home

by ripley nipper and nichol johnson

  • Babies are very sensitive to the feelings of people around them.
  • Worried or angry caregivers are likely to be tense in handling their babies.
  • It's normal for the caregivers to feel occasional frustration and anger toward a beloved child, however a baby needs to feel that affection and caring are the basis of the familys interactions.
  • long before babies know the meanings of words, they're influenced by caregivers tone of voice,gestures,and facial expressions
  • Feelings of bitterness,mistrust, and anger can hinder, or delay, an infants emotional development.
  • Handling unwanted feelings, such as anger,frustration, and sadness, is a challenge for every parent and caregiver.
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