It’s not the vast array of developmental toys. It’s not the music classes or sports or art programs. It’s not the perfectly curated nursery or the meals on colour coded dishes. It’s not even the quantity of social time outside the home – one which so many parents are concerned about due to #covid. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
The biggest predictor of how a child turns out is 𝘺𝘰𝘶. If you are your child’s primary caregiver, their secure attachment to you is, scientifically, the biggest predictor of how they will fare in life. And that doesn’t mean, by any stretch, that you have to be perfect. You have to just 𝘣𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮.