Communicating Love and Acceptance


If there is one thing children can never get enough of it is physical touch!

Physical touch is the most simplistic form of communicating love and acceptance – even during the stages that children try to avoid it.  A hug can never lie and a loving stroke over your child’s head can never be miss-interpreted.  Studies among teenagers have also shown that touch is the number one indicator to them that they are loved – even when they pretend to not even notice.  Fifty million nerve end receptors can not ignore the loving touch of a devoted and caring parent!


About Helouise Steenkamp

I'm a 45 plus, Devoted Wife and Mother. Adonai has blessed us with two Amazingly Wonderful Sons. We have had the privilege of being Place of Safety parents for 1 1/2 years and there after foster parents to a Darling Princess for 5 years. She was reconciled with her biological parents in Dec'14. Our hearts are still aching from the loss, but we know that as we trust Adonai with our salvation, so we can trust Him with her future. We welcomed our new 4 year old foster child on 05JUN'15.
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