As humans (and particularly children) we have a strong, instinctive drive for safety, closeness and forming relationships with people.

These close connections are essential for building resilience, and early relationships in particular are most beneficial when they are in the presence of genuine, loving care. There are many ways in which we can build connections within our families and in the wider circle of our community. This page compiles a series of resources in which I talk about ways to do this.