Sure, you’re not always going to want to do your chores at the same time as your child does hers. But saying something like, ‘Help me straighten up the house. I’ll do my bedroom, and you do yours’ will help get a reluctant kid started.
Walking separates babies from toddlers, so to parents it signifies that their child is growing up. No wonder we have so many worries about this developmental high point: Will my baby walk on time? Does walking late mean she’ll be unathletic? What should we do to fix his pigeon toes? We’ve addressed the most common concerns about going mobile.