Tuesday, 12 June 2012
As some of you know, I live in North Pole, Alaska. Most people expect it to be cold here, but they don't expect for it to be hot. Summer temperatures normally range between 70 and 90 degrees, which feels really hot after a long winter of below 0 temperatures! On top of that, it is usually dry, so there are days when we can't go outside with kids due to wildfire smoke.
Here are some of the things we do to stay cool:
-Open the windows in the morning and shut them before it warms up in the afternoon
-Lots and lots of frozen teethers
-Sippy cups with refrigerated formula, juice, or water
-Cold snacks like blueberries or frozen bananas
-Cheap little outdoor pool filled with cold water and toys (when we can go outside)
-Frequent clothing changes (nothing is worse than being hot and wet!)
I know that other people in the country live in these types of conditions, so what are your tips for staying cool with your babies?