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Tips on Helping Your Child Build Relationships [Webpage].

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Zero To Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families.
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Relationship-building describes the process of establishing emotional connections with others, starting from birth, which are based on trust and intimacy. Through relationships, children discover who they are and learn to understand others. When young children experience people helping, understanding, and enjoying them, they approach the world with openness and enthusiasm, and they grow to be responsive and caring people. (Author abstract)