The way you were brought up often influences what you think is important in bringing up your baby. In this video, parents talk about the lessons they learned from their own parents.
Depending on how you were brought up, there might be things you want to make sure you do – or avoid doing – for your baby.
What do you and your partner agree is important in bringing up your baby? Can you think of two things that might be important to you?
This could be a big conversation between you and your partner and may tap into memories from you past. Try to bring it up at a time when you’re not feeling too stressed or tired, when you can talk about it sensitively.
Now it’s time to set some goals. A goal can be a thing you want to happen, or a way you want to be. Goals are a good way to make sure you use the new skills you are learning.
What would you like to do differently?
You can set goals by going to your account and clicking on ‘Goals’.
Then you can either choose your own goal or pick one from our list:
The most important thing is to PRACTISE. Whatever goals you choose, try them out over the next few weeks. The more you practise, the better you will get.
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It's a good idea to take a break here before moving on.