Remember standing against the wall and waiting for your parents to mark off your new height with a pencil? The eventual height of your child is influenced by a number of factors, including health, nutrition and genetics.

Today you can reasonably calculate a child’s mature height with some accuracy. Add the parents’ heights together, divide by two and add three inches for a boy or subtract three inches for a girl, accurate to +/- 5”.

Did you know that two brown eyed parents can have blue eyed children, but that two blue eyed parents can not have brown eyed children?  Check out this cool website which will help you to determine your child’s eye colour, based on simple genetics.