This Is The Secret To Raising Kind Kids

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Get your dancing shoes on, dancing with your baby is fun and has amazing benefits.

We all want to raise kind, compassionate kids, and it turns out that dancing with your baby (yes, dancing) can help you accomplish this goal, according to a new study published in Developmental Science.

The deets: An assistant held each 14-month-old baby and gently bounced to music. The babies either faced a researcher who bounced in-sync with the way the baby was bounced, or who moved at a different tempo. When the song ended, the researcher facing the baby dropped a marker to see if the little one would try to pick it up.

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