4 Ways to Promote Parent-Child Connection

January 10, 2024

Sunshine time” is a time of shared warmth and joy that helps children and caregivers delight in each other, and works at any age. From our friend and colleague, Dr. Prachi Shah - a developmental-behavioral pediatric specialist at the University of Michigan - here are 4 ways to challenge your families to find 5-10 minutes a day for sunshine time with their children. 

  1. Choose toys that promote cooperative play
  2. Follow the child’s lead
  3. Narrate what the child is doing
  4. Mirror joy and delight



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