Jumping in the Leaves

While the saying ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ may have become a cliché, the idea behind it—that children grow up as a part of a community—remains an important one. Children do grow up in the context of a community. For children, a sense of community plays an important role in the development of their feelings of belonging and security. Children thrive in an environment of mutually supportive and caring relationships.

Community