Tag: childrens sun protection

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…

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’…

Heat Safety Tips – Keeping Kids Safe as the Weather Warms Up

Heat is one of the leading causes of weather-related illnesses and deaths in the U.S., according to the National Weather Service. Children are particularly susceptible to heat-related illnesses, especially since they aren't aware of how much heat can affect them. Before the dog days of summer arrive, take some time to review some of the ways you can…

Summer Eye Care Tips

While most people are aware of the harm UV rays can have on their skin, only one in six people in the U.S. wear sunglasses when they're exposed to the sun for a prolonged amount of time. However, sunglasses are essential for protecting the eyes from permanent damage in the future. This summer, make sure your family is…

Teaching Kids About Sun Safety

As a parent, you undoubtedly understand the importance of sun protection for your kids. However, explaining sun safety to them, and ensuring that they always use sunscreen and other forms of sun protection, can be a challenge even if your children have suffered from sunburn in the past. For kids, concepts such as poor eye…

Guidelines for Selecting Hats for Sun Protection

  When it comes to protecting you and your child from the harmful effects of the sun, remember it is as easy as 1,2,3: Sunblock Sunglasses Protective Hat Rating clothing and hats for sun protection is becoming increasingly commonplace. Clothing and hats may be labeled with an Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) number on the label.…