Childhood Needs

  • Secure attachment, (safety, security, nurturance, acceptance; includes the sense of belonging)

  • Autonomy, competence, and a sense of identity, accepted and feeling like we belong

  • Freedom to express feelings and needs,

  • Spontaneity and play

  • Realistic limits to learn age appropriate self-control

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