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Award-winning author shares tips for parents on how to show kids a little extra love

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — With all the chaos going on in the world these days, kids need a little extra love, attention and reassurance. 

News 8 spoke with Deborah Ann Davis, an award-winning author, a parenting skills coach and a former high school educator. Davis shared her top five tips on how to show children just how much you appreciate them. Davis also discussed the importance of being a confident parent/caretaker amid the pandemic and why small gestures can help remind children that things are going to be okay. 

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News 8’s medical reporter, Dr. Mary Elizabeth Gillis, D.Ed., is a classically trained medical physiologist and biobehavioral research scientist. She has been a health, medical and science reporter for over 5 years. Her work has been featured in national media outlets. You can follow her on Instagram @reportergillis and Facebook @DrMaryGillis.