Giving your child a bath is right up there with reading them a story or fixing them a meal. It is wholesome and good and loving. You can talk or play. You can nurture and bond. You are not required in the least to give your child’s bath a theme! Get them clean without getting soap in their eyes and you are mom of the year. Bonus points for having a clean towel on hand. Did you know the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends one bath every four days for your child? Four days! Themes were not ever mentioned by the AAP. File this under No.