Belle began to draw.
“What are you drawing?” asked Boo.
"A hug,” said Belle.
“I can see it!” Boo Squeaked. “I can see the hug!”
“You can help to stick on the sparkles, Boo. Hugs need sparkles.”
Who doesn't love a great big bear hug?
They're wonderful to give and receive and as science has proven, can be undoubtedly beneficial to our health and happiness.
There is evidence that adults who were frequently hugged and cuddled during early childhood display fewer stress symptoms than those who weren't.
According to family therapist, Virginia Satir, “we need four hugs a day for survival.
We need eight hugs a day for maintenance. We need twelve hugs a day for growth.”