Parenting Technique 34 – Hug, hold, and caress your child as much and as often as you want.
Pat, rub, and rock your child to foster healthy attachment. Research tells us that touching improves physical health. One touch can successfully accomplish what a thousand words might miss. If you hug and talk to your child at the same time, the effectiveness of your message will be increased.
Touching is amazing! It can make all the difference in the world as you build your relationship with your child. Physical closeness is part of the bonding process.