As a parent, you’ve probably already got used to hearing that brushing, flossing, mouth-rinsing and other oral care habits are crucial habits to develop in your kids, starting at an early age. But if your kids are throwing a fuss every time you try to do this, the task is easier said than done. Most parents think that asking their kids to brush is the step they need to take, but the real step is making brushing a fun experience so that it becomes a fuss-free part of every day. Here’s how you can do so:
Add a fun song.
When you want your toddler to do something, make it seem less like a chore and more like a game. Adding a fun, memorable song is an easy way to get your kids more excited about brushing. With my oldest we would use a twist off a familiar song like “Brush, brush, brush your teeth, every single day.” instead of “Row, row, row your boat.” Worked well!
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