The whole “we need to talk about your changing body” talk isn’t necessarily easy (or comfortable, or pleasant) for parents. (Us included.) Don’t worry— we asked a paediatrician for some help.
Teaching hygiene to your kids may seem like a losing battle, but here are ways to deal with the worst offenders.
While it is never a good idea to have dirty skin, or touch your face with dirty hands, it isn’t the dirt that is causing the acne (though we do note that oil-based cosmetics can increase or worsen acne).
As soon as you see teeth, book that first appointment.
Ever heard of diaper etiquette? Where and when is it OK to change your child’s diaper?
Is picking your child’s earwax a natural instinct or just plain gross?
If your child is a nose picker, don’t punish; just hand over a tissue.
My child has yellowish, brittle toe nails. What’s the problem and how do I fix it?
When it comes to keeping your kids healthy, it seems like you need to be a mathematician. We’ve got some easy ideas you can do right now.
Help your teen give acne the boot.