Swim & Sun Tips Archives - Grow healthy. Grow happy.

A Family Tradition of Nurturing Naturally

Grow Healthy. Grow Happy. The Whole Baby Guide is designed to be concise, comprehensive, and holistic, with many interrelated parts. All of its content—theories, activities, stories, photos, reference information, charts, recipes, and shopping lists—support the ideal of a natural lifestyle.

Synthetic Performance Fabrics

Learn which synthetic fibers come from plastic, are manufactured fabric, treated with formaldehyde, retain shape, and much more. Learn information about elastane, nylon, polyester, polypropylene, microfiber, and acrylic – a comprehensive and honest overview.

Swim Wear and Sun Protection Gear

Reusable swim diapers and swimsuits with built-in diapers let your baby move freely in the water, and eliminate the worry of solid waste entering a pool. Sun shirts, rashguards, sunglasses, and sun hats made with UV-protecting fabric offer sun protection. Other accessories for a trip to the beach or pool include a terry cover-up and some swim shoes or water sandals.

Get Outside and Explore

Spending a portion of each day outside benefits your child’s brain development in multiple ways. Here are some activities to promote her interest in nature.

Planning Ahead for Travel

Planning ahead helps you to be prepared to meet your child’s needs in out-of-the-ordinary situations. Here are some tips to make your travels easier.

Encourage Movement

Your conscious encouragement of movement, play, and exercise promotes your baby’s physical health, as well as her emotional and mental growth and development.

Movement Pathway

You can help your baby build her gross-motor skills, fine-motor skills, and spatial awareness in her body by encouraging her to engage in fun physical activities.

Swimming Activities for Baby

Swimming is a fun and healthy activity offering many benefits that support your child’s physical, emotional, and mental development.

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