Joaquin was reaching out for a ball under the table and hit his head. He immediately ran to me and asked me to kiss his “owie”. As i hugged him and kissed his boo-boo, he walked away comforted and was ready to play again.

When Nathan was a year old, I made up a song that I sing everytime he got hurt. I’ve been singing it all these years to my other kids. I still sing it to this day for my little Joaquin.

Here’s how it goes:

Recently I read this article about how a loving mother who kisses her child’s boo-boos may be providing more health benefits than she knows.

So go ahead, moms, just kiss those owies away, and love, love, love your precious ones!

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