No matter what you call it, we all know that a hug or cuddle makes us feel warm, loved and secure but there are other benefits than feeling warm and fuzzy.

A 20 second hug can help your child grow smarter, healthier, happier, more resilient and closer to their parents. Amazing right!

Check out this interesting article by Parenting for Brain. I guarantee you will never think of a cuddle in the same way again.