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Mini Models: Kids Winter Fashion Trends

Winter is here and it is time to give your kid a wardrobe makeover! Let’s not make winter fashion boring for our kids this year. You have so many fun styles and colors to choose from and we are here to help you select the best. Here is the lowdown on this year’s winter fashion…

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The Best Methods of Kids Sun Protection

Sunlight is a rich source of Vitamin D. A little sunlight is good for your kids. However, too much sun and direct exposure to sunlight must be avoided. It can cause painful sunburn and increase the risk of developing skin cancer later on in life. The following are some tips to help protect kids from…

Polarized Eyewear: Spend the Extra Money

Glare can reduce a person's depth perception, distort vision, and can even cause temporary blindness. It can seriously put a person in harm's way when engaged in driving or during extreme sports activities. Polarized eyewear helps to reduce glare. Its lenses are coated with a special film that can reflect the sun's rays more effectively…

Protecting Kids Eyes Protects Their Futures

Good vision is very important to a kid's physical development, success in school, and overall well-being. Vision problems can adversely affect a baby's ability to develop hand-eye coordination, depth perception, and basic skills. Older kids with poor vision may perform poorly in school or sports which usually prompts anger and frustration.  School drop-outs usually encounter…

Eye Screenings Recommended by Age for Babies & Kids

Saving Money by Protecting Your Kids’ Eyes

There are a number of eye conditions and diseases that can affect the vision of children. Diagnosing and treating these issues early is critical for maintaining the health of their eyes as well as saving money. As per the study conducted by PBA (Prevent Blindness America), NORC (National Opinion Research Center) specialists at UC (University…

Risky Business: Dangers of Not Wearing Protective Eyewear

Although sunglasses are considered to be more of a fashion statement than functional eyewear, there are studies that show that high-quality sunglasses can protect the eyes from sun damage and help prevent a host of eye problems. Ultraviolet rays are invisible to the eyes, so it becomes very difficult to notice the damage done to…

The Payoff of Protective Eyewear

As a species, we are visual creatures. We gather more information through our eyes than we do using any other sensory organ. Yet for some reason, people are more conscious of protecting their skin and hair against the sun and barely give any thought to the naked eyes. The following list will point out the…

Safe Travels: Tips for Kids Safety on Halloween

As Halloween night approaches, the most important thing to implement into your kids’ minds is safety. It’s hard, as a parent, when you reach the stage in which your child wants to go off on their own. Playing it safe doesn’t have to take the fun out of Halloween, but try to have a chat…

How to Be the Best Halloween House

Halloween falls on a Saturday night this year, and it’s coming up in a few days. If you’re a Halloween fanatic and you live in a popular trick-or-treating neighborhood, you may be wondering how to get the most out of hosting a candy haven on Halloween night. Let’s start with the important part: candy. Recent…

10 Easy & Creative Kids Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just about a week away, and if you’re like a lot of us, you still haven’t figured out a costume idea for your children. It’s not too late! We looked around for some easy and creative Halloween costume ideas that involve just one or two clothing necessities or props, some of which you…

Kid-Approved Fall Desserts

If there’s one thing you can count on to get your kid’s attention, it’s dessert. And can you really blame them? Fall is another great opportunity to get creative in your baking endeavors and incorporate some of the best Autumn flavors into our favorite, classic treats. Accents of pumpkin, caramel, apple, cinnamon, and of course,…

Family Fall Day-cation and Stay-cation Ideas

Summer isn’t the only time of the year to utilize vacation days and squeeze in family time. Fall is a brief and beautiful season that should be enjoyed while it lasts. Making time to get out of the workplace and spend time with your family for the day or the weekend is a really good…

Eye Protection Year Round: Get 10% Off This Month!

Fall means football, colorful leaves, pumpkin patches, and so many other reasons to get outside with the kids and enjoy the changing of the seasons. With all of these great Fall activities going on right now and throughout the month, don’t forget to protect your kids’ eyes from the sun. Right now, Real Kids Shades…

Get Outside This Fall: Best Kids Fall Sports

Does your child want to get into sports but isn’t sure where to begin? Sports are a really great activity for kids to involve themselves in for various reasons. They allow kids to make friends, grow accustomed to competition, develop teamwork principles, and get a good amount of physical activity. Taking into consideration that kids…

How To Celebrate Halloween All Season Long

Halloween always seems to come and go so quickly. We decorate our houses, the classrooms, and stock up on festive accessories, and then all the sudden it’s time to move on to Thanksgiving. Halloween is one of the most popular kids holidays, and it should be celebrated much more than just one night. Get a…

7 Kid-Approved Activities To Do This Fall

  Even though it’s always sad to see another Summer go, a lot of people are pretty excited for Fall’s arrival. Fall brings cooler temperatures, open windows, football season, and warm meals. There are so many unique things that make Fall a popular season. Show your kids why Fall is something to look forward to…

The Latest Fall Trends for Kids

Fall has officially arrived. Whether that means the cooler weather has made its way into town or Summer is still wrapping up, the trends are here and they’re ready to be showcased. For kids going back to school, there are just a few key factors to consider: style and comfort. Style is not what you…

The First 10 Years of Vision

  They say that the first ten years of a child’s life are essential to vision development. From the moment they enter the world and open their eyes for the first time, they are retaining information. Colors, shapes, and faces become a very crucial part of their  learning process for the rest of their lives.…

Sunscreen for the Eyes

With the recent back and forth over which kid’s sunscreen products are safest, best for preventing sunburn, and contain the least amount of chemicals, there’s one thing that we tend to overlook: protecting the eyes. Kids will be kids; their curiosity is through the roof and they can be absolutely fearless. Parents can try to…

Prepare Your Kids for School with a Full Optometric Test

One-quarter of school-age children suffer from a vision problem, but without a comprehensive eye exam, these issues can be misdiagnosed as a learning disorder. Before your kids go back to school this year, take them for a full optometric examination to cover all of the following tests, named by the American Optometric Society and All…