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Social Touch Is a Powerful Force in Human Development

Kids need a minimum of 9 points of contact daily

adorable little hand-made birdhouse, log cabin style. touch deprivation Hi Tanya!
I wish to live in a birdhouse like this. photo by the author

Hugs, kisses, and collar fixes

A pat on the back, a shoulder rub, and mom-smooches on the cheek are crucial for a child’s development. That gross thing when moms lick their thumb and then wipe the crud off your face also counts. A minimum of 9…



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