Raising a Secure Child

Raising a Secure Child: How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help You Nurture Your Child’s Attachment, Emotional Resilience, and Freedom to Explore

Parents today are constantly under pressure to be perfect. However, by attempting to do everything correctly, we risk overlooking what children truly require for lifelong emotional security. Now, for the first time, the simple, effective “Circle of Security” parenting strategies taught to thousands of families by Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper, and Bert Powell are available in a self-help format.

You will learn: *How to strike a balance between nurturing and protection and encouraging your child’s independence.

What emotional needs a toddler or older child might be communicating through challenging behavior.
How your childhood influences your parenting style—and what you can do about it.

With vivid stories and one-of-a-kind practical tools, this book makes the keys to healthy attachment accessible to everyone—self-awareness, flexibility, and the willingness to make and learn from mistakes. Checklists for self-assessment can be downloaded and printed for convenience.