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Summer Survival Guide: Beach and Boardwalk

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Summer!! Ok, sort of. It’s JUNE so that’s a start!

Again, one of my most favorite people of all time—Jennaphr Frederick and I commiserated the insanity known as NO SCHOOL! So what do you do with your kids in the summer?

Many moms need help planning theirs—so here are some great beach finds to make that beach trip a little more enjoyable with little ones! So in honor of the insanity known as SUMMER VACATION – without further ado:

The Best Summer Beach Toys

Kikkerland Collapsable Sand Bucket
Get ready to hit the beach this summer with this ingenious space saver! No more juggling with your child’s bucket or cashing out for a new one on a trip. This sturdy, flexible silicone sand pail collapses to just 2 inches high. Let your child play away with this amazing bucket in sand, water….even snow. This one is a must have for all beach goers.


Beach + babies = nightmares of sunscreen and sand stuck all over baby? Now you can erase those thoughts from your mind and enjoy beach and baby with this adorable Infant Cabana. The UPF 50+ cabana pops up in seconds allowing little ones a cool place to play, rest and even sleep! They even offer a padded, water-resistant floor mat. Roll-down privacy shades, storage pockets and ground stakes.

GELEEO Cooling Stroller Liner
Bring on the boardwalk! Nothing WORSE than a hot baby in a stroller….well now we have an answer. This stroller pad has an active gel technology that absorbs and dissipates baby’s body heat. Can Mom get one too? No need for refrigeration, just pop it in the stroller and watch baby relax! Fits all stroller makes and models. For all ages.

SUNSMARTIES Thick-or-Thin Headband Bandana
Stylish and sun-safe? Now your little fashionista can be both! Two ways to satisfy her need for style thin/thick to hold back hair and keep scalp protected. UPF 50+ :stretchy swimwear fabric that is machine washable. One size fits all.

ANTI-TIP Stroller Bag
How many times have you placed your baby bag on your empty stroller ….just to have it tip completely over? No more with these amazing stroller bags! These saddlebags are side-mounted to your stroller making it MORE stable. Each bag holds an amazing 6lbs, and can work as a shoulder bag. They even fold into a self-pouch. What more could your stroller want?

SANI-LITE UV Handheld Sanitizer
Ready to hit the road, but afraid of exposing baby to GERMS! No more need to use chemicals on every surface baby touches. This handheld sterilizer uses ultraviolet waves to destroy 99.9% of germs, bacteria, allergens and viruses on hard surfaces. It can disinfect a 12” area in 20 seconds! Use this handy tool at home too! One button operation and requires four AA batteries. Fits easily into your diaper bag.

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