Why showing up is the most important thing a parent can do

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The following episode is a Feed Play Love highlight episode, back due to popular demand.

Dr Dan Siegel is a psychology professor and best selling author who believes that the most important thing we can do as parents is to simply be present, to show up and let our children know that we are there. In this interview from our archive he explains why this one thing is more important than anything else. His book is called The Power of Showing Up, How parental presence shapes who our kids become and how their brains get wired.

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