Quality at home can be simple and quick! It doesn’t take a lot of time, money or materials. Once you start working nurturing interactions into your everyday habits, it becomes second nature!
Have a little downtime in the car or store?
Make conversation with your child.
Have a pen handy?
Doodle something fun together.
Have a song in your head?
Hum, whistle or dance it out.
Have a ton to do?
Figure out how to do it together.
Have something to read?
Read it out loud, even if your child won’t understand.
Have a little time?
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