Beyond just affecting each others moods, we affect each other's wellness, we affect each others development.
Let's say that again; we affect each other's wellness and development.
Never is this more real than in the adult-child relationship.
A longitudinal study at Harvard on happiness tracked over 700 people and their over 2000 children for over 75 years, and still continues today. They are interviewed, their families are studied, their brains are scanned and their blood is tested… and the unequivocal message is that
CONNECTED RELATIONSHIPS MAKE US HAPPIER AND HEALTHIER.
In parenting this is...