Jolly old St. Nicolas, lean your ear this way. Don't you tell a single soul what I'm going to say. Christmas Eve is coming soon, now you dear, old man, whisper what you'll bring to me. Tell me if you can. Johnny wants a pair of skates. Susie wants a dolly. Nellie wants a story book. She thinks dolls are folly.
"An Iraqi girl in an orphanage was missing her mother. So she drew her and fell asleep inside of her mom. This is ATTACHMENT in action. A deeply wired instinctual need in all of us. This is one need we share across all cultures. We see and honor this need in children, but then tell ourselves that this is a childish need. The leading edge of science shows us the revolutionary idea that we do not outgrow our need to bond. Emotional dependence is wired in to us."