At this stage, your child begins to understand different relationships and start using “gender scripts.” Instead of grouping things, your cutie pie puts events or activities in groups related to gender and relations. For example, according to your child, a Granny narrates religious stories while a Grandpa takes him to the park.
What you need to know
It’s not just the relationship between you and your child that shapes his development. It’s also your relationships with others that matter a lot. Your child sees and copies you to behave and communicate with other people.
What you can do
You should spend unstructured and uninterrupted time with your little one. Show your interest in his activities and encourage him to express his feelings. You should provide opportunities for your child to develop relationships.