The New Dad: Ways to Bond with Baby
Congratulations—you're a dad! New fathers, especially first-timers, may not yet feel sure in the role of Dad. To help you adjust to your new job—one of the most important of your life—celebrate fatherhood by finding your own ways to bond with Baby.
Boast and Brag!
You’ve probably already passed around your baby’s photo to everyone at the office, and Hilling says that such activities in addition to talking about your baby are a good thing. “This is important for two main reasons,” he says. “It tells your employer and coworkers how important family is to you and what a proud dad you are.”
The second reason is so your employer knows how important it is for you to spend time with your baby. When you ask your boss for the afternoon or morning off to take your baby to doctor visits or other appointments, your boss will (hopefully!) understand.
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