Beach Vacation

8 Sun Safety Tips for Babies on a Beach Vacation

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A beach vacation with a baby is perfect for the whole family. Tired parents will love the relaxing tropical scenery of the beach, while babies will love playing in the sand and water! But the sun is powerful in the tropics and there is rarely shade on the beach, so you’ll need to take extra steps to protect your baby from the sun.

Having the right gear is essential to keeping your baby safe in the tropical sun. To protect your baby from the sun, you’ll need the right baby beach clothing, approved baby sunblock and a sun shade for babies to keep your baby cool in the sun.

Sun safety for babies is a primary concern of new parents, but there are a few other things to be aware of. If your beach holiday with baby takes you to the tropics, there are additional tropical safety concerns to be aware of such as diarrhea, tropical diseases and insect bites.

Here are eight safety tips for taking your baby on a tropical beach holiday:

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Toddler Adventures at the Mayan Ruins of Cobá, Mexico

View from Coba Ruins in Mexico
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Anyone who has a toddler knows these are the words a toddler lives by. Every day with a toddler is an adventure! Now take a toddler with an older sibling and they’ll really prove to you what they can do! Our little guy keeps a very close eye on his older sister and never misses an opportunity to mimic her behaviours – especially those that seem the most fun (ie. the ones that mom & dad like the least).

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Baby Can Travel: A Guide to an All-inclusive Vacation

Baby Can Travel - A guide to an All-Inclusive with a Baby - Flip Flops

Going to an all-inclusive resort is a great family vacation! If you’ve gone to an all-inclusive resort pre-baby, you know the drill: plane ride, customs, bus ride, welcome drink at resort… ahhh… time to relax with a week of sunshine and unlimited food and drink.

Travelling with a baby will require a little more upfront planning and thought. With the right preparation you will find the trip will be just as easy and enjoyable, but it will most certainly be different! (Isn’t that always the case now?)

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