The smallest, simplest things—like coloring together—provide the best opportunities for quiet bonding, conversation, relaxation, collaboration, and praise.
Print out this adult-child coloring page to work on together. A nonverbal activity such as coloring or doing a jigsaw puzzle together can help us reconnect and get “unstuck.”
Give Yourself a Hug
Hugs help. Hugs heal. Safe, nurturing touch is key to kids’ healthy development, but they don’t always need another person to help them feel the benefits of hugs!
Furry Fuzzy Hugs
In the face of anxiety or chaos, hugs offer a sense of security and safety.