Do you worry that you're not forming a strong bond with your toddler, or have lost the bond you used to have? Plenty of things could be contributing to that fact, and none of them are your fault.
How do we form a strong bond with our kids when we're struggling with our own issues, when we've just been through a worldwide pandemic, when we used to have that bond but have lost it somewhere along the way? It's not easy, but there are some tried-and-true methods *ahem, therapy* for forming or reforming a close bond with your child.
Molly and Blaire discuss:
Resist the urge to blame yourself if you feel your bond is suffering or has deteriorated. There are many factors that contribute to the problem that are outside your control.
Ella Glover for Metro UK: "Asking For A Friend: Why can’t I bond with my child?"
PsychCentral: "Tips to Heal After Growing Up with a Dismissive Mother"
PsychCentral: "4 Habits that Disconnect You from Your Kids"
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