It’s beginning to look a lot like summer in Los Angeles! Kids are swimming and heading back to the beach. Don’t worry friends in the midwest and east coast, I’m sure the snow will melt soon!
Along with the summer sun comes loads of responsibility for parents. Studies have shown sustaining 5 or more sunburns in youth increases lifetime melanoma risk by 80 percent. And as someone who is not at all happy with the sun spots and freckles scattered across my face, neck and arms, I would love to teach my kids sun safety very early on. These days the variety of safe, chemical free, yet highly effective sunscreens is beyond anything we could have dreamed of growing up, but it’s still nice to have an extra barrier in the form of shade, hats, and rash guards. Oh how I love a cute ruffly bikini on a chunky little belly, but you can’t deny the fact that it’s safer to cover up that perfect baby skin. Luckily kids clothing lines are catching on, and there are so many adorable options for your beach babe. Here’s some of my favorites!