Ask AF: When is Cuddling Appropriate?

When you can't cuddle, AF explains alternative ways to support your child in public.

Q: Our four-year-old daughter, adopted at 10 months of age, loves to snuggle with me whenever she can, including when we're waiting to be served at a restaurant. My husband says that it's inappropriate because she's too old, but I disagree.   A: It seems that your lap is a comfort zone for your daughter. I wouldn't expect her to sit there without any adult support, so I would ask her if there is another way Mom and/or Dad could help her ...

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