#16 Provide real affection
Basic, ages 2-18
Express unconditional positive feelings for children. Tell them of your love. Give them hugs and affectionate touches.

Jamie, I love you when you are sad, when you are happy, when you are scared... yes, even when you are angry. My love will never go away.
A parent gives a gentle back rub to a child as he drifts off to sleep.

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