Effective communication is the basis for developing healthy and mutually rewarding child-to-child relationships and adult-to-child relationships.
A nutritious meal is of little value to a child if it is not eaten and enjoyed.
Make it one of your goals to serve meals in a relaxed, social atmosphere.
When you pay attention to children and encourage communication, you help children create a positive view of themselves and the world they live in.
Mealtime can be an important time to encourage communication.
The person may either be under general anesthesia (in a deep sleep) or may be awake for at least part of the procedure (with the surgical area numbed) if brain function needs to be assessed during the operation.