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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…

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…