Since so many summer activities take place in the great outdoors, though, children’s skin is exposed more than any other time of the year. It’s easy to get distracted by all the fun and forget how sensitive toddler skin really is.
I’ve listed 7 common summer skin problems to be on the lookout for, with basic tips for preventing, identifying, and treating each one. Of course, you’ll want to consult your child’s doctor if you have any concerns, but these tips serve as an important reminder that parents should be extra vigilant during the warm summer months.
Mary Lauren Weimer is a social worker turned mother turned writer. Her blog, My 3 Little Birds, encourages moms to put down the baby books for a moment and tell their own stories. Connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.
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