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Everyday Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved
February 2024 | Issue 242
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Feeling loved is key to a child's healthy development. From the moment they're born to their teen years and beyond, there are countless ways to show your child how much you care. Here are 14 tips for Valentines Day—or any day. Go to article.

From planning a family movie night to playing video games together, co-viewing media can open a window into your child's online experiences in a context of sharing and trust. Pediatrician and media use expert Dr. Megan Moreno describes using shared screen time to open difficult conversations, build parent-child bonds and help your child navigate the digital landscape in a positive way. Learn more here.

Bonding is the process of creating a loving, healthy attachment with your child. Many new parents feel a unique relationship beginning the moment they lay eyes on their baby. But while you might expect bonding to happen in an instant, it's actually a gradual process that unfolds over time. In this article, pediatrician Dr. Arthur Lavin shares tips to let the bonding happen.  

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