Speaking from personal experience and this answer comes from a heart who longed to be held, loved and nurtured.
Nothing, and I mean nothing, can replace the touch of a human heart and hand, especially during the stages of early development. It is simply irreplaceable.
No material object is worth the price paid for missing out on the opportunity to nurture a child.
This is not a judgment, just an observation. I am grateful to my parents for all they attempted to do, but I have to admit, even 50+ years later that I wished I had known them better and spent just one more moment with them!
Time, the exhaustible resource, and love, the incalculable essence of life equal living of incredible measure. In the right balance, they are priceless.