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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 from @daily_dig 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 — 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? 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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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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