Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone African proverb teaches love, security and recognition should be at the heart of family life.
It is easy to recognize when a child needs food when they are hungry and warm clothes when they are cold. Yet, a child’s mental and emotional needs may not be as obvious. Children need leading in the right direction. When children grow up without love they look for love and acceptance wherever they can find it because they never experienced love in a healthy way. Abuse can disrupt a child's emotional development.
|Abuse can derail a child's emotional development|