Health Tip: Show Genuine Interest in Your Child07/22/13
(HealthDay News) -- Your child must learn to relate to his or
her parents before fostering relationships with other children.
The National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families offers
this advice to parents:
- Make sure you have time each day to interact with your child,
enjoying uninterrupted, unstructured activities.
- Make sure your child sees that you are genuinely interested in
his or her activities. Offer positive comments and feedback.
- Show your child how to express feelings in ways that are
- Recognize and respect your child's feelings.
- Limit TV time, and expose your child to playtime with
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