Benefits for Parents



Bonding, closeness with child

Give another to reach child 

Positive inter-action with school
Reminder of nurturing touch for parents/families

Oxytocin after-school “touch-in”

Decreased anxiety and disconnect

Improved sleep

Establishes perspective

Increases focus




Staying “in touch” with what is going on with child

Increased love and affection

Builds better communication


Teaches consent

Quality family time

Crossing mid line – benefits executive function

Lessens aggression

Builds community within the family

A nice method to calm children during play-dates or gatherings with friends and family

Method of setting and accepting boundaries without words

Increases comfortableness with touch among family members

Easier time managing children

More family time

Stronger family bonds

A connection with child that is caring.

Positive memories to share

Calmer temperaments within the family

Fosters positive interaction and build closeness among one another

Teaches how to give and receive from each other

Less negative energy so people get along together

Open conversation between parents and their children

Brings the experience home and to the extended family

Brings closeness and complicity between parents, children, siblings

Stronger respect for space and needs of family members

Builds bond within the family

Energy share with each other in a positive way

Encourages additional conversations around self-worth/feelings

Creates interdependence within the family setting

Calmer children

Stress reduced for both parent and child

Easier time helping with homework

Easier bedtimes

Parents self esteem of  behavior management increases.