Teaching kids to wash hands is not just important to keep them healthy in childhood but all through life. The best way to teach anything to young children is by making it fun, making a game out of it and modeling what to do through your own behavior.
Help your kids brush their teeth two minutes each time, twice a day for healthier teeth, good breath, fewer cavities, and to avoid painful dental problems. Also, kids should use a soft toothbrush.
Children usually enjoy bath time. Bathing your baby relaxes him as you carefully wash all the creases and folds. As children grow older, they become ready to assume this self-care task. Teaching them to bathe themselves will come in stages as they...
In the midst of potty training, sometimes that diaper-free light at the end of the tunnel is so tempting that parents forget all the little habits that go along with potty training. It’s not just using the potty that’s important; children also nee...
Little kids have trouble blowing out their noses into a tissue. It takes practice, but it’s worth it. Buy your child his own tissues and show him how to use them as often as he needs to.
It’s important to practice good hygiene skills to prevent getting and spreading the germs that cause colds. Here are some tips to help children practice coughing and sneezing into their sleeves.
Dermatologists recommend that an adult trim a child’s nails until the child is about 9 or 10 years old. At about that age, children can trim their own nails if they feel comfortable doing so.
Many common hair care practices can lead to lackluster locks. Everything from rubbing shampoo into your hair rather than your scalp and brushing your hair while it is wet can damage your hair. Damaged hair looks and feels unhealthy.