Important Parenting Chart: Should You Bathe Your Kid?

Let’s face it: it’s exhausting being a parent. By the end of the day, we barely have the energy to put the kids to bed, let alone BATHE them. (Although we often recover enough to be able to lift a wine glass after bedtime – IT’S A MIRACLE!) So if you find yourself in this position and are wondering if your kid really needs a bath, look no further than this chart.

Candy Kirby

Candy is the founder of The Mom Beat and a humor columnist whose work as appeared in Redbook, Nickelodeon's NickMom, Disney's BabyZone, HelloGiggles and eHow. She also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation.