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8 Easy Steps to
Teaching Your Child Proper Hygiene
You know, we’ve all been there, all kids stink! I’ve noticed that by the age of 10-11 boys usually start to sweat more and take on a smell. Especially if they don’t use proper hygiene. I’m sorry if that offends anyone, but it is the truth. It is so important that we teach our kids proper hygiene — but it becomes even more trying if your child has special needs.
When my oldest hit his second birthday we recognized that he couldn’t hold a cup or a spoon. Soon after his annual well-check, we ended up being referred to occupational therapy because his fine motor skills were delayed. Slowly, he was able to improve his skills but most of it came at a much older age (after he started doing school work) because nothing really caught his imagination or attention at such a young age.