Washing up time

Doing the dishes can feel like a chore... but it's a great time to chat to your baby during a busy day!

Try talking to your baby and using words to describe what you're doing, like 'splash' and 'bubbles'.

Dad carrying baby, both looking down.

Chatting whilst you're washing up is a great way to spend one on one time with your baby.

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