The Roles of Dad and Mum

A teething babyBy 6-12 months, your baby has reaches a new milestone of her development. Apart from satisfying your baby’s basic physical needs, you will also show your baby how to learn in different aspects. Now your roles are:

Your roles as a ……  
Provider
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Providing what your child needs for optimal growth and health; ensuring hygiene as well as a balanced diet when your baby starts to have solid food.
Protector
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You have to foster a safe home environment as it is time for your baby to roll over, crawl and walk around at home.
Guide
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As your baby starts to move around, allow him to play with different toys and explore the world freely in a safe and positive learning environment.
Teacher/Model
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Teach your baby how to talk, play and what he can and cannot do by showing and doing it together with him.
Comforter and Supporter
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Encourage your baby to explore and learn. Satisfy your baby's sense of security by giving him praises, playing with him and comforting him when needed.


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