1. Be involved with your child (beyond just Saturday sports).
2. Be in tune with your child's emotions / feelings.
3. Be a father, not a friend. Show them the right way.
Dear New Dad.....It goes without saying you LOVE your baby to pieces....so, for the first year which is VITALLY important:
When your baby is wet or needs a bath, Bathe him/her & change them
When he/she's hungry...feed him/her
When he/she cries......comfort him/her. Soothe, sing and talk to your baby!
The rest will come naturally. Your baby will guide you and Mom will help you out!
by Christin Sander 5 years ago
How do you help a child cope whose father has decided to not be involved anymore?What ways can you show the child that they are still very loved and appreciated and that it is the parents fault for abandoning them? It's hard because the mom doesn't want to trash the dad to the son, but at the same...
by Peeples 3 years ago
Best advice for a child who is not good at sports but wants to be?My oldest (almost 12 yr old boy) wants to be good at sports. I doubt this will ever happen. He's always had coordination issues, and he has no real interest in these sports other than being able to say he is good at them (seeks to be...
by dejajolie 6 years ago
Being a single woman with no kids I often think about having a baby one day. I guess since turning 30 my "clock" is definitely ticking but at the same time I am in no rush to get married. (Just ended a relationship bcuz he wanted to get married and I didn't) However I always told myself...
by Dorsi Diaz 8 years ago
I'm doing the coolest hub ever - I will consider this one the best of my best because it's a first hand account of my dads battleship, the USS North Carolina, getting torpedoed during Word War 2(It was during the Pacific campaign - Guadalcanal). I wrote this out word for word for my dad before he...
by Elsie Nelson 6 years ago
One of my best friend's father passed away VERY unexpectedly in his sleep last night. My friend is distraught. I've offered to bring her family dinner tonight, but that's taken care of. We've set up a schedule to bring dinners to her house so she doesn't have to deal with...
by Sturgeonl 7 years ago
What is your best advice for first time parents?
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