When it comes to fighting for the rights of men to take time off work to bond with their young babies, new dad Phil Rice has done his fellow fathers no favours.
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Lucy Cooper Once your baby has mastered walking, they enter the 'toddler' phase. Here are some ideas for play opportunities that build on the cognitive, social and physical skills your child established as a bub.
Lucy Cooper What is a confident baby? A child that feels secure and safe.
Donna Webeck It's time to shift the focus off what dads aren’t doing and shine it on what they are.
Lucy Cooper Even in the womb, music can help build an emotional connection between you and your child. As your baby grew inside you, they became used to your voice, and you might even have sung to your unborn child or played soothing music.
Lucy Cooper Creating a safe play environment for your little one is vital. You need to consider both the toys you offer your baby, as well as the space in which they play.
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Jodie Benveniste It’s great to see a generation of dads who are more actively involved with caring, nurturing and loving their kids.