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4 Sun Protection Tips for The 4th of July

4 Sun Protection Tips for The 4th of July

This week's post has a 4th of July theme, but it's relevant year-round as it's all about sun protection.  Our guess is whatever you have going on for the Fourth of July, the sun is sure to feature prominently. Between beach and pool time, summer sports, picnics and more, the sun plays a starring role in most family's summer plans. But sunscreen also plays a critical, often overlooked part, and depending on what it’s made of, it can either be the hero or the villain. Because of how important sun protection is, the team at Modern Kids Design wanted to make life a little easier for you by updating some of the information we've shared in the past and providing you with some sun protection tips to help you celebrate the Fourth of July and the rest of the summer safely...


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8 Tips For A Green Easter

8 Tips For A Green Easter

If you follow this blog, you know that at Modern Kids Design, we try to brainstorm and share different ways to make traditions more earth-friendly. By making small changes, we hope to teach our kids about the importance of conservation and protecting the planet. We know the best way to do this is to lead by example and to get the kids involved. Holidays add a bit of magic to all our lives and help us make memorable moments. So, if you celebrate Easter, here are a few ideas to help make it a little more green and, yes, magical...Oh, and, if you are curious about this week's picture, we took it at an Easter Bonnet Parade in NYC so, if you are in the area, it is definitely worth going!


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Meet the Makers -  Good for You Girls

Meet the Makers - Good for You Girls

This week in our Meet the Makers series, we write about the beauty of natural skincare and spotlight Good For You Girls. Many of us have a way of collecting beauty products, from lotions and shampoos to various face washes and toners. While we want to keep our skin healthy and youthful, it’s also kind of fun to try different products and scents. Our girls tend to pick up this love but often the products that are marketed towards females aren’t the best ones for teens.

As girls grow, their skin undergoes various changes. We’ve all been through it, whether it’s oiliness or dryness, acne or a touch or rosacea. Many skincare products aimed at teens feature harsh chemicals that can be tough on sensitive skin. Some are even known to be harmful to our health! So, here is why we love Good For You Girls...


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