Summer is in full swing, which means plenty of trips to the
pool, lake or beach on the family agenda.
And, while fun in the sun is definitely something every family
looks forward to, sunburned kiddies are not. One Step
Ahead's collection of Sun Smarties clothes, swimwear (check out
the darling pink polka dot ruffle tanksuit), stay-put
sunglasses, sun hats and outdoor toys like a super cool Peek N'
Play Ball Pit have 50+ UPF protection built right in, making it
easy to keep kids' skin safe when up against harmful UV rays.
Keep their feet covered, too, with One Step Ahead's 2-in-1 Land
and Sea Sandals. They help kids keep their footing whether climbing
or wading since their all-terrain style is ideal for rough, hot
ground and slick, wet surfaces. Hooks and loops ensure a proper,
user-friendly fit, with flexible soles that feature a stay-fresh
antimicrobial liner. Remove the heel strap to convert them to
slides, letting fast-growing feet get use out of them next
Want more coverage?
Go for Amphibious Kids Beach shoes. They drain water more
effectively thanks to mesh uppers and unique ventilated soles, are
adjustable for a custom fit, have a high-protection toe bump and
heel guard, and sport shoe styling to give little feet the comfort
and support they need, sans the blisters that come with ill-fitting
kicks, ensuring the only crabs you meet will be eight-legged
Maria Pilar Clark is a mom times two and Windy City-based writer.
See more of Pilar's stories here.
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