If ever there was a time for love and nurture it is now. Love and Nurture approaches are intertwined and impossible to focus on in isolation. This practical book for Early Years students and practitioners includes real-life case studies and practical examples alongside academic underpinning and essential theory. It supports students to understand and explore the need for and importance of Love and Nurture in early years practice. The book focuses on key child developmental factors including brain development, attachment awareness, love languages and nurturing touch, the science of nurture, the theory of love and nurture and building relational practice.
The science of love, care and nurture in the Early Years
What constitutes love and nurture in the Early Years?
The nurtured child
Love languages and nurturing touch
Love and nurture beyond the setting
Building relational practice
Love and nurturing environments
The theoretical context of love and nurture