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Here's What Your Son Needs From You: A Parent's Guide

Updated: Sep 27, 2022

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Your boy has many needs like to be clothed, to be fed, to be loved, and to be protected.

However, your boy needs other things, which can be different for each parent.

The bond between a mother and son is a special one.

And there are certain things your growing boy needs that only you as his mother can provide.

In this article, I will be sharing things your boy needs from you.

This helps you as a new parent to raise your boy or you need affirmation and guidance to raise your boy now.

1. Show affection to your boy.

Your boy needs to be kissed, hugged and cuddled.

Have quality time with your boy. For example, play with him, laugh with him.

Your boy should learn how important love and affection are, so he is not afraid to show love to others.

2. Avoid harshly criticizing or over-indulging your boy.

3. Celebrate your boy’s uniqueness and strengths.

4. Be an example to your boy.

If you hope your boy to grow into a strong and compassionate man, it is important to lead by example.

Your boy might mimic what you do.

Do not quarrel with your husband in front of your boy.

Your boy may be affected at first and quarrel with others.

5. Discipline your boy.

Teach your boy right from wrong and how to handle.

Give your boy consequences when his behaviour is unacceptable and a discipline is a form of love.

6. Be patient and understanding for your boy.

Your boy is going to make mistakes. Be there for him.

Show your boy how to bounce back and don’t lose patience.

7. Comfort your boy.

Comfort your boy does not make him into a weak man.

When your boy needs to be comforted, comfort him.

8. Teach your boy responsibility.

Show your boy how to put up his laundry.

Teach your boy how to make meals and throw trash.

If not, your boy may grow up believing that cooking and cleaning are women’s work, rather than the responsibilities that tie into life.

I hope all these pointers will help you to meet the needs of your boy.

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Nurture Infant House, one of the best infant care in Tampines, provides an infant care programme for infants aged 2 months to 18 months old. Teachers from our infant care Tampines or infant care at Tampines are trained, qualified, respectful, responsive to the infants. They are flexible with their approach to learning and can interchange their teaching method to accommodate your infant’s preferred method.

The infant's daily routines in our Tampines infant care include a good mix of structured activities such as introducing infants to a variety of colours, textures, and sounds etc, eat time, playtime and rest.

We have over 30 years of experience in nurturing thousands of infants, toddlers and preschoolers so you are looking for a good Tampines infant care, Tampines preschool or Tampines childcare, do consider Nurture Infant House.

Located beside our Tampines infant care is our Genesis Childcare 1989.

If you are looking for a Tampines preschool or childcare Tampines near Tampines Central for playgroup, nursery or kindergarten, you can consider enrolling your child in Genesis Childcare 1989. Our Tampines childcare is one of Singapore's leading childcare services. Visit our childcare at Tampines and Tampines preschool to learn more about our curriculum and how we ensure a holistic development for your child.

Lastly, would you like to visit our Nurture Infant House to find out more about our environment and setup as well as understand our operations by talking to our teachers and supervisor?

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You can visit us at the following venues:

Nurture Infant House (2 to 18 months Infants)

Blk 433 Tampines Street 43 #01-61 Singapore 520433

Genesis Childcare 1989 (Playgroup to Kindergarten 2)

Blk 433 Tampines Street 43 #01-63/65 Singapore 520433

Opening hours: Monday to Friday (7am to 7pm) & Saturday (7am to 2pm)

Public Bus services: 8 / 21 / 28 / 29 / 293

Tel: 96664141c

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