"Let's talk about secure attachment baby. Let's talk about you and me. Let's talk about all the good things that can happen when you hold your baby." That's how the song goes right? Attachment is a funny thing. Secure attachment is the one we all want. That is the one where the baby trusts the caregiver and caregiver responds in a loving way. The kid uses the caregiver as their rock until they feel safe. This is something we heard about years ago and actively tried to imp
Here is the story. Many kids in the community refer to me as "Coach Sam." This titled has been earned. Hours of protecting myself from being hit with a bat, baseball, or hockey puck. Tons of close calls when a kid would hit a ball right back at me and almost create an America's Funniest Video moment. Hours of little kids crying because they did not get a treat or because they just didn't want to wear shoes. More time than I would like to admit dealing with little Johnny'
I read a statistic a while back and saved it for a later date. It is not some mind boggling "99% of Dads secretly wish they had chosen a career in arm wrestling" or a really harsh number indicting men for lack of involvement. No, it is something I never really thought about: In 2009, 39% of fathers never read to their child, 32% never visited their child’s classroom, and
54% never volunteered at their child’s school.
Source: National Center for Fathering. (2009). Survey of