a style of child rearing aimed at developing a strong emotional bond between the child and primary caregiver.See also attachment(def 3a).
What Do You Call Your Parents?Mom and Dad? Or Momadukes and Sarge? Check out some of the different names we've found for parental units.
Why Do Parents Use These Babyish Words?When you listen to parents talk to their kids, it may seem like they have their own language. Between ba-ba and uppsie (say what?), parents have a different way of communicating. Let's take a look at the most common words and phrases they use with their children and why.
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