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How to Make Sure Your Child REALLY Feels Loved

How to Make Sure Your Child REALLY Feels Loved

February 12, 2020

If you’ve ever lived or travelled in a foreign country, you know how difficult it can be to create connections with people when you speak a different language.  You can be living and working shoulder to shoulder, yet still feel very alone.

Children (and all of us for that matter) communicate love in different ways.  These are known as the five love languages, a term coined by Dr. Gary Chapman and Dr. Ross Campbell in their book The Five Love Languages of Children.  So while WE know that we love our children fiercely, they may not necessarily FEEL loved.

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Is it Time for Kids Sunglasses to Become a Part of the School Uniform?

Is it Time for Kids Sunglasses to Become a Part of the School Uniform?

January 13, 2020

The ‘no hat, no play’ policy has become part of the DNA of school playgrounds.  But is this enough to protect our children from the damage that the sun can cause? Increasing Danger Increasingly, experts are concerned about the damage done to eyes from UV rays.  ABC News quoted a recent study from America which

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5 Retro Kids' Activities That Should Make A Comeback

5 Retro Kids' Activities That Should Make A Comeback

January 03, 2020 2 Comments

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Sun Safety – Are Kids Sunglasses REALLY Necessary?

Sun Safety – Are Kids Sunglasses REALLY Necessary?

December 05, 2019

Raising children can be a serious burden on the budget. In fact, it’s one of the biggest costs a family will face. It makes sense, therefore, to be clever about the way we spend money, selecting carefully between the things that are necessary, and the things that they can do without.  One of the more

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How Do Babiators Protect Little Eyes Against UV Damage?

How Do Babiators Protect Little Eyes Against UV Damage?

November 18, 2019

To protect eyes from ultraviolet (UV) damage, choose sunglasses that meet Australian Standard AS1067:2016 for sunglasses (lens categories 2, 3 or 4).  Often, the lenses on the cheaper fashion sunglasses don’t protect the eyes from UV damage, even if the lenses are dark or tinted.  All Babiators sunglasses lenses meet the Australian Standard at lens category 3.  This means that the lenses absorb more than 95% of UV radiation to stop it reaching your children’s eyes.
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Our 7 Favourite Christmas Craft Ideas

Our 7 Favourite Christmas Craft Ideas

November 11, 2019

Despite the internet being awash with Christmas craft ideas, it can be a battle to sift through them all to find something suitable for your children.  So, we’ve put together a collection of the best Christmas craft ideas.  These crafts can be made from simple materials, recycled or found materials, most of which you’ll probably have at home already.

 

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Sweet Christmas Ideas to Do with Your Kids

Sweet Christmas Ideas to Do with Your Kids

October 22, 2019

Let the Christmas elves among us (you know who you are) rejoice! It’s the time we’ve been waiting for all year – our chance to wear jingly reindeer earrings and whack Michael Buble’s greatest hits of the season on repeat.  Fruit mince pies, come at me. And having children gives us even greater license to indulge in all that

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Halloween Down Under – should it even be a thing?

Halloween Down Under – should it even be a thing?

October 13, 2019 2 Comments

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How to Choose Quality Kids Swimwear that WILL Last

How to Choose Quality Kids Swimwear that WILL Last

August 30, 2019

We all know the agony when you pull out your kid’s favourite togs and realise that they have sagged beyond the point of return.  After all, we braved the Hunger Games carnage that is the Boxing Day sales for those swimmers, running the risk of repetitive strain injury from flicking through kilometres of kids swimwear racks.  And then, it’s

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5 Times When Celebrity Dads Said It Best:  Parenting wisdom and wisecracks from Chris Hemsworth, Jerry Seinfield and more!

August 28, 2019

In honour of all the wonderful dads out there, this Father’s Day we’ve rounded up some of the funniest and wisest words from our favourite celebrity dads, from Chris Hemsworth to Jerry Seinfeld.
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How to Encourage Healthy Risk-Taking In Your Kids

How to Encourage Healthy Risk-Taking In Your Kids

August 15, 2019

Does anybody else find themselves shrieking ‘Too high!’ ‘Too fast!’ Too far!’ at their children much more often than they thought they would?  The thing is, recent studies suggest that reducing risk-taking too much actually hinders the process of development in a child.

But how do we encourage them to take risks in a way that doesn't end up in a trip to the emergency room?

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How to Keep your Kids Sun-Safe WITHOUT nagging!

How to Keep your Kids Sun-Safe WITHOUT nagging!

July 08, 2019

We believe in making things easier for parents, not harder. That’s why we have our Babiators Replacement Guarantee. And that’s why we’re sharing the concept of sun-safety stations with you.
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Size Guide

A good fit is an important part of getting kids to wear their sunglasses. Check out the guide below for the recommendations and measurements of our different Babiators sunglasses sizes:

JUNIOR

AGES 0-2

 

 Junior Babiators sunglasses fit most babies 6 months to 2 years. Babiators are made of a soft material that is comfortable and lightweight. They are designed to fit kids’ faces and don’t pinch the temples or nose.

Fit will vary by child depending on head size.

If you’re between sizes, we recommend ordering your child’s sunglasses a size up.

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CLASSIC

AGES 3-5

 

Classic Babiators sunglasses fit most children 3 to 5 years. Babiators are made of a soft material that is comfortable and lightweight. They are designed to fit kids’ faces and don’t pinch the temples or nose.

Fit will vary by child depending on head size.

If you’re between sizes, we recommend ordering your child’s sunglasses a size up.

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Blue Series 6+

AGES 6 & UP

 

Our 6+ Blue Series sunglasses fit most school age children 6 years and up. Aces are made of a soft material that is comfortable and lightweight. They are designed to fit kids’ faces and don’t pinch the temples or nose. Fit will vary by child depending on head size.    

 

 

 

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If you are not sure if the sunglasses fit well we suggest checking out "The Babiators Sizing Guide" blog post we wrote that shows our wonderful little model who was in between sizes. It has some great pics show how to get the best fit.