I need to have you hold me and let me know you care.
I need to be let go to explore all that I dare.
I need you to set limits and always to be fair.I need you to be patient as I wander everywhere.
I need to make mistakes sometimes, under your watchful eye.I need a safe environment for thenew things I will try.
I need to learn by doing. My learning looks like play. I need to know I can trust you and that you mean what you say.
I need to be corrected in a voice that's firm but low.I need to hear some other words besides just,"No! No! No!"
I need you to be consistent, so I always know what to expect.I need you to listen to me, 'cause even little onesneed respect.
I need lots of attention. So don't get too upset.I need to ask lots of questions.There's so much I don't know yet.
But more than all of the above.What I really need is love. No matter what I do or say. I need to know you love me anyway.