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Our Simple Hair Washing Trick

  Washing a little one’s hair can sometimes be a real challenge at bath time…because big or small no one likes getting soapy water in their eyes.Our simple hair washing trick works great for keeping water out of their eyes! Hold a dry washcloth across your little one’s forehead to help block and absorb the water. Practice looking up to the sky with eyes covered to help prevent soap and water from getting in. That’s it! Easy and simple but does the trick, and hopefully will make hair washing at your house a little smoother!.​​​​​​​

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Watch the Temperature

We know you got this, but another quick reminder for National Bath Safety Month - watch the temperature. When you finish filling the tub, be sure to check the temperature with your wrist before placing your child in the bath. This will allow you to quickly tell if it's too hot to take the plunge or just right. 

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Stay With Them

January is National Bath Safety Month. We know you’re rocking it, but just a reminder that every bath needs a “designated watcher.”The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that a caregiver is present during bath time for all children under age 4. So stay put and minimize distractions!

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You've Discovered Mold On Your Bath Toys (GASP). Now What?

It's the gross discovery that every parent dreads - moldy bath toys. But if you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, don't panic - we've got you covered with today's Tub Tip.First things first - is the mold on or in the toy? This is an important distinction. For mold on the outside or surface of toys, you can clean them with a simple solution of vinegar and water. Mix one gallon of water with ½ cup of white vinegar and then soak the toys for about an hour. Once the toys have soaked, scrub them to remove the mold and allow them to air dry. If the toys smell a little like vinegar, a quick rinse should take care...

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It's a New Year - Time to Check Your Toys

Here's a friendly reminder that now is a great time go through your kids bath toys and check for mold. If you're in organizing and cleaning mode as we kick off a new year, take that energy to the tub! For toys that come apart - open them up, examine closely for mold, and maybe give them a quick clean. Examine bath toys with holes very carefully as they can often hold water and moisture to create the perfect environment for mold (we know, nasty!)  If you happen to discover some slimy, gross toys, it might be time to chuck and replace them (check us out for some great mold-free options ). Out with the old, in with the new!

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