All children have the need to be unconditionally loved and accepted, especially by their parents. The experience of receiving love, respect and acceptance is tied to a child’s sense of self-worth and value which many experts believe is the foundation for several important childhood outcomes such as academic success, decision making, problem solving, healthy relationships and more. How do you show love to your child? Did you know that every child (like every adult) expresses and receives love best through one of five communication styles called their “love language”? Psychologist, Gary Chapman, Ph.D. and Dr. Ross Campbell, M.D., in their book The Five Love Languages of Children have identified these five styles. They assert that when you identify and communicate with your child in their primary love language that you meet their deepest emotional needs thereby providing them with the best preparation possible for a healthy and satisfying future. What is your child’s primary love... Continue reading Do You Speak Your Child’s Love Language?