Minor Issues: How to build up the confidence of children

The writer always tries to emphasise the need for parents to let go and give their children space to fall. ST ILLUSTRATION: CEL GULAPA
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SINGAPORE - One of the key moments for parents is to witness their children stand and take their first steps.

I may not remember the dates of the first steps taken by each of my five children, but I recall the joy, pride and excitement as well as the uncertainty of letting go.

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