This Monsoon lets have some Fun!!!!
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Don’t you just love monsoons especially after the scorching
summers!! The older ones relive the childhood by just enjoying the rain showers
and the kids have no bounds to their joy right from the first rainfall of the
season. While this season is the most pleasant and beautiful weather, it can
dampen your spirits if taken completely carelessly
Here are a few tips to follow to keep your kids healthy to
enjoy the rainy season to the fullest:
the Germs Away: There is a lot of sweat due to humidity. Bathing helps to
keep skin clean. Keep sweaty body parts clean and dry to avoid any skin
infection or rash. Keeping it in control by using talcum powder is very
important. It is also helpful to add a few drop of coconut oil or need oil
to the bath water to soothe the skin. Wash hands a s much as possible as
germs are on rise during this season.
Food: Try your best to give homemade food to kids during rainy season.
During this season, the germs increase at the highest speed. The food gets
sour in a very short span. So even home cooked leftovers should be used
asap. The tetra pack milk and juices only should be used if at all
The kids should be made to wear 100% cotton lose fitting clothes so that
they can dry out sweat fast and then can breathe easily.
in Rain: If and when your kids get wet in rain, their clothes should be
immediately changed once they are home instead of waiting for them to dry
up. Fungal infection can be caused by damp clothes. Also, being in and out
of air conditioned room in wet clothes can give them a quick flu
Monsoon comes with a sudden growth of mosquitoes, insects, ticks, lice
etc. Along comes a trail of illness. A lot of mosquito repellent patches,
sprays and lotions are available in markets specially designed
attractively for kids. Mosquito nets are also available for small babies.
Water: Monson also come with a lot of water borne diseases like cholera,
typhoid and dysentery. The best way to deal with this is to have clean
drinking water. Having boiled drinking water is the easiest way. Otherwise
one could use water purifiers that are commonly available in the market.
You must assure that the water bottle that your kids take to school is
washed thoroughly on a daily basis.
with kids during monsoon: Here are a few things that should be in your
carry bag when you are out in the rainy season. A bottle of clean drinking
water, 2 pairs of clothes to change into if wet, a raincoat, a talcum
powder, sanitizers, wipes etc. and loads of patience as kids will be