How do you want your child to feel about himself? Do you want her to grow up thinking she is a good person, able to handle things in life? Do you want him to get along with others and to share his feelings? The way a person feels about herself is called "self-esteem." High self-esteem means feeling good about yourself.
Babies get frustrated and mad sometimes when they can't do what they want to do. Sometimes, getting stuck halfway up the stairs or not getting a cookie can trigger a temper tantrum.
If your baby is very active, you may notice a slowing down of weight gain. That occurs because your baby is using more calories for her constant activity.
Some parents think they must set special times aside to play with baby or teach him new things. That's fine, but sometimes you don't have time in big blocks. Children are happy with lots of little bits of your time and attention. They learn to amuse themselves, with your help.
At the age of 11 months standing and cruising around the room by holding onto furniture keeps your little one very busy. Baby may even take a few steps on her own. Some babies like standing so much they refuse to sit down! This will wear off eventually.