The Tribune Spectrum
Sunday, May 7, 2000

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Being surrounded by adults and being the centre of attraction, the child quickly develops a larger vocabulary and models his behaviour on adults around him. Parents increasingly give him responsible tasks and involve him in decision-making about the house and family. Indeed being the focus of attention can be a very good childhood experience, generating self-confidence, says Mohinder Singh

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Great minds,
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