What are bad habits you shouldn't start with new baby?

Only having one baby, it's hard to tell what might become a bad habit. But the one thing that sticks out in my head and terrifies me is using food to comfort. Babies should be fed whenever they are hungry but as they grow, offering sweets or food of any kind when they are upset, bribing with a trip to the ice cream store if they're good while you're shopping, things like that just scare me because my mom did that to us and all of us grew up overweight.

Do you do anything that you know might become a bad habit?

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    05/27/14
    Beth
    I had a bad habit of bribing with little toys. I would tell Mason that if he was good while I shopped I would get him a hot wheels car. They are only $1 so it didn't seem like that big of a deal, but he eventually started expecting a present anytime we went anywhere. It was not at all OK with me and it took a long time to break him of that expectation.
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