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Wear Protection – Sun Protective Clothing

June 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Wear Protection – Sun Protective Clothing · Gear






All that time you’ve spent applying sunscreen may not help prevent skin cancer if you don’t think about protective clothing as well.






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Three Tips on How to Apply Sunscreen to Squirmy Kids

June 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off on Three Tips on How to Apply Sunscreen to Squirmy Kids · Experience, Misc, Tips & Tricks











Avoiding streaks while applying to energetic kids is like the the game of golf where you can always improve and you can be just a smidge off and it will ruin your day. Here are some tips’ I’ve learned earned the hard way over the past two years.











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The Safest Sunscreens for Kids – 2011 Update

June 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on The Safest Sunscreens for Kids – 2011 Update · Gear











Since 2009’s review of the safest sunscreens for kids, I have had one more skin cancer found and removed. Mirielle is acquiring freckles but still maintains a pasty white glow. I have also tried out and investigated more sunscreens and have new favorites.











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Top 10 Things I Discovered in New England During My First Year, #1-5

April 25th, 2010 · Comments Off on Top 10 Things I Discovered in New England During My First Year, #1-5 · Destinations, Experience











Here is the second part of my favorite new discoveries in New England.











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The Safest Sunscreens for Kids

May 20th, 2009 · Comments Off on The Safest Sunscreens for Kids · Gear, Tips & Tricks











At the time of my skin cancer discovery, the best broad-spectrum sunscreens were available only outside of the US, so I stocked up when traveling. I used the imported sunscreens on my new baby with nary a freckle until her doctor noticed she was growing boobs! I quickly learned that there are lots of chemicals in sunscreens that act like estrogen.











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