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Summer is here and it's the perfect time to stock up on Bubbles & Joy

Β  Summer is here and it's the perfect time to stock up on Bubbles & Joy. As a mama of three, here’s why I like to have some bath and water play options on hand during the summer: πŸ’¦ It can be a grounding sensory experience after an active day full of outdoor adventures β£β£πŸ‘πŸ» A crowd-pleaser for all ages, from toddlers to big kids!⁣ (my kids are ages 3-7 and all love water play)β£β˜€οΈπŸ› Perfectly transitions from the tub to outdoor play, so we have toys and actives for whatever’s on the agenda for the day⁣β™₯️ Supports long stretches of independent play πŸ†A back pocket win for a day when we need a pick-me-up (like rainy days and sick...

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Go All In

Bath time provides a great opportunity to reconnect with your little(s) and spend quality time together.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sing silly songs together, play some music, make eye contact, teach them a childhood hand game or nursery rhyme like "Patty Cake" or "If You're Happy and You Know It." Most importantly, just be present, have fun, and laugh! ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Get in there, smile, and splash - children feed off of your energy, so be sure to make it fun! You're doing great!​​​​​​​​

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Need a Parenting Win? Try a Colored Bath!

Need a parenting win?For today's Tub Tip, try a colored bath! It is a simple trick for days when your little one needs a pick me up activity or you are trying to fill the witching hour. It's a great way to keep your toddler occupied, and could not be easier. This genius idea comes fromΒ @daily_digΒ and we just had to share!Start the bath and theme all of the toys to one color! Easy Peasy!Here’s what is used in the video for a blue colored bath:Blue bath toys. Pick all bath and water safe toys that match your color theme.Bubble whoosh- a fun way to turn the bath water colors with clean ingredientsBlue glopals- water activated sensory cubes that are so...

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Bath Time is a Blank Canvas - Encourage Creative Play

Bath time is the perfect time to embrace imagination and creative play! Make bubble beards or scoop up bubbles with a boat or cup, spell out words or draw a picture with bath crayons, practice colors by finding matching bath toys, or go on a deep sea adventure with an animal or toy. Make the most of this quality time and don't sweat the mess β€” water is easy enough to clean.

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Caring For a Sick Kid? Splish-Spalsh Give Them a Bath!

Anyone else having a slog of a month with germs?Β Our go-to advice when caring for a sick kid is - splish-splash, give them a bath!A warm bath can provide some temporary relief from aches and pains. The warmth from the bath can also help soothe lungs, and the steam will moisturize throat and nasal passages that have been dried out from sickness to help clear congestion.Plus, baths are a great distraction from the blues that come from feeling under the weather.

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