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Keep The Kids Cool This Summer With This Handy Guide

As we are heading into summer, it is only natural for us to want to keep our home and our kids cool. It’s not easy to keep them happy if they are always stating how hot they are. It can be quite an unpleasant time for parents. Especially as the battle with sunscreen never seems to end. So I thought I would share with you some of the ways you can keep your kids cool this Summer.
Keep The Kids Cool This Summer With This Handy Guide


Frozen treats with all the good stuff


We all love a frozen treat in the summer. These can be excellent ways to keep your kids cool as well as yourself. But, a lot of store-bought frozen treats can be full of sugar and bad stuff. Not so great if your child is asking for one every five minutes. So why not have a go at making your own? This can be a lot easier than it sounds. Get yourself a juicer or blender and add some fruit. Blend or juice up and then add to a mould and place in the freezer to freeze up. You could get quite create and make some amazing vegetable and fruit concoctions. This is an excellent way to get some extra nutrients into your child’s diet without them even realizing.


Keep the house cool at all times


It can be difficult to keep your house cool in the summer. But if you take necessary precautions you can do the best you can. First of all, make sure air conditioning system is working. It’s a great idea to have the system serviced regularly to avoid disaster when you need it most. You can speak to companies like about this. There are, however, other methods you can do to keep your house cool. This might mean keeping all your blinds and curtains shut throughout the day. This is so the sun doesn’t gflare through the window and warm the room up. It would also be a great idea to open up the windows at the coldest times of the day. This will tend to be first thing in the morning and the evening. Allow the air to flow through your house and offer a cooling breeze.




Paddling pool action


Who doesn’t love a bit of paddling pool action on a hot Summer’s day? I’m sure your kids wouldn’t disagree with how fun this can be. But the cool water is an excellent way to keep your children cool on a hot day. The water will keep your child’s skin hydrated. Just make sure you still add the sunscreen to make sure the water doesn’t wash it off.


Water fights


Finally, on the subject of water, there is no other fun way to keep cool than to have a good old-fashioned water fight. You could use specific water guns, the water hose or even fill balloons and launch them. They can be a lot of fun and it’s something the whole family can get involved in.


I hope this guide helps you keep everyone cool on those hot days.


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