October is relationship building month

Relationships begin the moment your child is born. Here are some tips to develop a strong, healthy relationship with your child:

·         Make eye contact with your baby.

·         Use words to express what your baby might be thinking.

·         Spend time holding, feeding, smiling and getting to know your baby.

Other simple tips parents, grandparents and caregivers can use to develop a strong, healthy foundation for successful relationships are:

*Set aside your devices and listen to your child.
*Hug and snuggle with your child.
*Tell them you love them every day.
*Make time to play with your child.
*Talk, read and sing to them.

November Observances:
Prematurity Awareness Month
National Adoption  Month
American Diabetes Month
National Family Caregivers Month