Posted by Urbanmummy on 22nd Jul 2016
Ooooh this week look set to bring with it some actual Summer weather! With that in mind, here’s some helpful ideas and tips to keep you and your little one cool…
1.Get naked! If it’s hot hot hot, simply let your little one fall asleep in their nappy! If you need to, drape a muslin cloth over them.
2.Let little ones sleep in just a vest.
3.Invest in a fan. Position next to the window to create a gentle breeze
4.If you feel your little one overheating – strip hem off, get a cold flannel and cool them down!
5.Plenty of water (especially if you’re breastfeeding!)
6.Sleep with the windows open (now that’s a novelty!)
7.Organic bedding will have moisture wicking properties – ideal if you’re little one is prone to sweating at night
8.Get a Snoozeshade – has 50 SPF protection and will help your little one sleep when you’re out and about
9.Get the paddling pool out – perfect for mum’s feet and little ones fun (no matter what their age!)
10.Take the playroom outside – the Play and Go mat is perfect for outside tummy time (in the shade of course)
11.And don’t forget protection….Naturally Cool Kids.com is perfect for children with sensitive skin.
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