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Humor and Kids
According to KidsHealth, children laugh about 200 times each day; adults laugh only 15 to 18 times. Laughter can help you and your children communicate better and build emotional bonds. "Laughing Is Good for You and Your Child" from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), states that having a sense of humor is good for a child’s mental and physical well-being.
Studies show that laughing is key to positive parenting, helping families have fun and come closer together.
KidsHealth gives you parenting tips to encourage your child’s sense of humor.
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Updated on 3/21/2012