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Outdoor Light Can Slow, Reduce Nearsightedness

With the technology boom, more and more children are finding entertainment inside instead of outdoors than ever before. Study after study shows the harm of blue light on the eyes, which is the type of light coming from your iPad, TV, smartphone or other electronic screen. What can we do, then, to protect our children’s…

Kids Prescription Sunglasses

Near-Sighted or Far-Sighted, Sunglasses Should be in Your Sights

Making sure your child has accurate and comfortable – not to mention un-bent and un-shattered – prescription glasses can get expensive, so you may not have wanted to spring for sunglasses at the eye doctor’s office. However, it’s very important that you make sure your child’s eyes are protected from harmful UV spectrum sun rays.…

Sunglasses for Tweens

What to Look for When Buying Sunglasses for Your Children

Things to Remember When Buying Children’s Sunglasses One of the simple activities that children enjoy is going out on a nice, sunny day and playing outdoors. While they are having their fun in the sun, it is important to remember that the sun can provide harmful UV rays that can damage their eyes with little…

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Sunglasses and Kids Sports

Spring is in the air, and you know what that means – it’s time to load the lawn chairs into the back of the car because your kids’ outdoor sports seasons are about to begin! With baseball, softball and spring soccer and lacrosse leagues starting up, there’s no better time to talk about your kids’…

Children's Sunglasses

Why You Shouldn’t Look at the Sun

We all know the feeling that you get when you accidentally look at something that’s too bright – you may experience eye pain, and your gut reaction will be to squint or turn your head. When we were kids, our friends and our curiosity probably tempted us to try to stare into the sun anyway,…

Don’t Forget Shades on Vacation – But Especially in Winter!

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up and you can’t wait to spend more time outside with your family. Beautiful, sunny days make you remember the one important accessory that may have gotten pushed in the back of your dresser drawer or lost underneath car seats this winter – your sunglasses. Although most…

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Sunglasses – Sunscreen for Your Eyes!

When you’re packing for your upcoming vacation to a sunny place, don’t forget to throw your kids’ sunglasses in the suitcase! You may not think that sunglasses make such a huge difference for your kids’ eyes, but in fact, keeping those young eyes protected from the harmful rays of the sun can actually go a…

How Sight Affects a Child’s Learning Process

Did you know our vision gives us 80 percent of the input we get from the world around us? Most of our memories are created from visual data. Visualization is also a crucial part of critical thinking and retaining information.   Anything that interferes with our vision can affect our learning and cause a range…

Foods that Improve Children’s Eyesight

Good eyesight is a precious gift. Ask anyone who has worn glasses or contact lenses for most of their lives. It is extremely common for people to experience challenges when it comes to eyesight. Children are also at risk for developing eye conditions like myopia, especially now because kids are spending more time indoors than their…

Best Hotels for Kids in the US that Aren’t Disney World

Families nowadays are getting in touch with their desires to explore. Kids are naturally programmed to be curious and fearless, but it is a blessing to be able to join them and create new experiences as a family. Aside from the most obvious kid-friendly attractions in the US, there are some seriously cool hotels that…

Best US Kid-Friendly Vacation Resorts

  Today, many vacation resorts in the US are splurging with attractive amenities for parents, as well as for young kids. These resorts offer specially designed menus for the kids in their gourmet restaurants, complimentary access to different types of baby gears, and family events such as clambakes and bonfires so that kids have an…

Best Snowboarding & Skiing for Kids in US

  Vacationing with family during the winter at a ski resort can be fun if the place is kid-friendly and has equipment for both adults and children. The best ski resorts in the country offer instruction facilities for kids that teach on artificial slopes and also have entertainment facilities for members that do not engage…

Popular Amusement Parks For Kids in The US

Amusement parks are quite central and an inevitable component in any child’s life. The amusement park industry in itself is a multi-billion dollar a year industry and is booming. The United States is renowned across the world for the elaborate amusement parks in the world. The parks in the US are known for their scale…

Popular US Hikes for Kids

It requires a lot of planning before you venture out with your kids for a hike, mostly because hiking with young children can be an entirely different experience.  Fortunately, there are many wonderful places in US where you can take your children out for a hike that are both safe and exciting. Great Sand Dunes…

Healthy, Kid-Friendly Foods for the Winter

Kids’ energy levels drop during the winter season as daylight hours grow shorter.  Also, the colder temperatures can sometimes put a halt on their activity levels.  Hence, it’s important to provide them with the extra nutrition during this time of the year to keep their energy levels up.  Apart from that, a sicknesses like colds…

Protect Your Kids Eyes for Better Sports Performance

So you thought that protective eyewear was just meant to keep your kid’s eyes safe from injuries? Good news: there’s more. Research suggests that sports eyewear can actually enhance a player’s performance. These glasses are designed in a way so that they fit comfortably and securely during sports activities and also enhance their vision to…

How Eyewear Aids In Kids Sports Risks

Today, eye injuries have been noted as a leading cause of serious visual impairment among children. These eye injuries could include cornea abrasions, eyelid bruises, internal bleeding, retinal detachments, etc. The sad news is that some young children, while playing various sports, end up with a permanent loss of vision. There are several sports that…

Popular Snow Sports for Kids

Kids love winter sports. Unlike some adults, they aren’t scared to brave the cold weather and enjoy the outdoors during winter. Whether you are heading out for a family winter vacation or staying in town, make your kids have fun with these popular winter sports! Skiing As winters approach, cross-country and downhill skiing become a…

The Best Places to Bargain Shop for Kids

Bargain shopping does not have to be limited to the holiday season. There are various places where you can bargain shop for your kids, and these retail places offer great sales at almost any time of the year. Kids need lots of clothes for various occasions, and they tend to get their clothes dirty a…

Kids And Their Relationship To Color

Color is a big part of childhood. For children, color represents newfound personality traits, the ability to differentiate, and the ability to distinguish themselves as individuals. Colors depict teams, games, clothing choices, and artwork themes.  Why do children like only certain colors? Psychological studies suggest that a child may gravitate towards a particular color because their…