Did you know, a 20 second hug is enough to decrease stress and increase the feel-good hormone, oxytocin? Hugging is a small but powerful way to stay connected…and provides so many benefits to you and your little one(s). It turns out those warm and fuzzy feelings are connected to positive physical and mental changes in our bodies. It’s especially important for your child’s emotional, cognitive, and physical development!
Take a look at this great article for more on The Benefits of Hugging Your Child from First Five California: California’s Parenting website
and for a short video with more information click HERE
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