There is no doubt that parenting can be an incredibly challenging task. As children develop and grow so must our parenting skills if we want to ensure they become healthy, balanced adults. The style of parenting we adopt is the key.
The adverse childhood experiences study examined the relationship between 10 categories of adverse and traumatic experiences in the first 18 years of life and physical health, mental health and social functioning outcomes.
Chronically invalidated children can grow into adults plagued with self-doubt, low self esteem and lack of confidence that can affect everything from the relationships they engage in to the career paths they choose.