If we want to see optimism, positivity, joy, and healing in children, it begins with caregivers embodying these characteristics first. Steve Gross addresses the role of caregivers as healing agent’s in a child’s life; impact of enduring stress; and how to ensure caregivers stay positive in the midst of challenges.
The type of care a child receives is important for their healing. Children don’t have the same coping mechanisms as an adult, therefore their feelings can be overwhelming. As an adult, we are to be a child’s resource and teach them to calm down and make sense of their emotions.