It is quite easy to keep a newborn clean and sweet-smelling. However, it is just amazing how dirty, sweaty and icky-sticky a toddler can get!
I myself have a very active (and impossibly mischievous) 2-year-old and I am puzzled as to how the little chap manages to get grimy within an hour of his bath.
Well, as you would imagine, he has to have several scrub-downs during the day and even more hand-washing time!
Until kids are around 6 years old, parents can take primary responsibility for their kids' personal hygiene.
However, starting around 2 years old (or possibly younger, depending on their level of understanding), parents can start teaching their kids good hygiene habits like washing their hands.
Aside from hand-washing, there are other things to keep in mind.
To help parents remember what they are, we've listed some hygiene rules that you should keep in mind when it comes to your young kids.