How often do I use the word "No"
We all raise our kids differently and that is the beauty about how different we all shape up to be. In my personal opinion I don't like to use the word "no" to my baby.I use a hand gesture or make a sound "tch tch" if need be but mostly I would rather avoid putting her in a situation if it will make me say no. I don't want her first few words to have a stern " no" in it. Babies are like little Einsteins they explore everything and fear nothing. I don't see any harm in my daughter wanting to touch and feel everything around her as long as she is safe and away from the things that might make me say "NO don't do it".