As parents, we all want the best for our children — especially when it comes to their health. With warmer temperatures and increased outdoor activities in the Spring season, proper hygiene practices become increasingly important for everyone’s well-being.
In this blog post, we provide simple advice on how you can help your kids practice good hygiene habits even if they are spending most of their time indoors. Read on to find out more about why staying clean matters now more than ever and what you can do as a parent to make sure that your family is keeping healthy during these difficult times.
Invest in a new spring wardrobe — like long-sleeved shirts, sweaters, and pants
Whether you’re headed back to the office or simply longing for a change of style, investing in a new spring wardrobe can make all the difference! While your wardrobe should be reflective of your personality and tastes, it’s always important to stay up-to-date on proper hygiene standards.
Long-sleeved shirts and sweaters are perfect options; they look great while remaining comfortable and breathable. Keep an eye out in particular for sweat-wicking materials that will keep you feeling fresh even when temperatures climb. And of course, no closet is truly complete without classic pants – something easy to slip into at any moment and help you take on whatever comes next with confidence. Whether you prefer jeans, chinos, or something else entirely, now’s the time to relax and enjoy shopping with purpose this season!
Wash your hands regularly and use sanitizer after touching surfaces to maintain proper hygiene
Keeping proper hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to protect ourselves from many illnesses and diseases. One such way is to make sure that you are regularly washing your hands with soap and water or using an alcohol-based sanitizer. This action alone could help reduce the spread of germs and viruses; not only for yourself, but for those around you as well.
Additionally, it is always a good idea to use sanitizer after touching surfaces that are frequently used by others, especially when out in public. By doing so, you will be creating another layer of protection for yourself and those that surround you; helping to promote proper hygiene standards in our day-to-day lives.
Change your bed sheets weekly and wash them
To make sure proper hygiene is maintained in your sleeping environment, it’s highly recommended that you change your bed sheets weekly and wash them in hot water. This will help to remove dirt, grime, and any other allergens that may be living on the fabric. Making sure to use hot water will also help kill off any bacteria or pests that may have been living there. It can sometimes be tempting to put off changing one’s bed sheets, but doing so is important for maintaining proper cleanliness and comfort in your bedroom!
Proper hygiene entails replacing your toothbrush every three months or when the bristles start to fray
Maintaining proper oral hygiene is essential to having a healthy smile. One of the best ways to do that is by replacing your toothbrush every three months or when the bristles have started to fray. This helps ensure that bacteria doesn’t build up on an old brush and travel back into your mouth. Additionally, an old, worn-out toothbrush will not be able to clean and remove plaque as effectively. So, it’s important to remember this simple yet important oral care tip — replace your toothbrush every three months and keep that gorgeous smile shining!
Exfoliate the skin and moisturize with natural oils or lotions
Taking proper care of our skin is essential to maintaining a healthy, glowing complexion. One major component of proper hygiene is exfoliating and moisturizing. Exfoliating helps to gently remove dead skin cells, dirt, and other debris from the surface layer of the skin so that products can be more readily absorbed.
Once you’ve finished exfoliating, it’s important to rehydrate the skin with natural oils or lotions that contain essential fatty acids such as olive oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil, jojoba oil, coconut oil, or shea butter. These natural ingredients work by helping to seal in moisture and allowing your skin to breathe — making them perfect for anyone looking to restore their youthful appearance!
Cut your nails on a regular basis and avoid sharing nail clippers
Regular nail care is an essential part of proper hygiene and something that should not be neglected. Trimming your nails on a regular basis can prevent them from growing too long, curling into the skin around the nail bed, and increasing the risk for bacterial infections.
It is also important to maintain separate sets of nail clippers for each individual — it decreases the chances of spreading germs and any potential infections. Taking proper care of your nails could mean the difference between being able to show off beautiful hands and potential days spent treating infection due to poor hygiene practices.
Maintaining proper hygiene throughout the spring
Springtime brings many of us joy by refreshing the world with new beginnings, warmer weather, and a feeling of renewal. Well-prepared minds and bodies are essential for a happy and healthy spring season. Investing in a wardrobe update can make us feel ready for the changing season.
Additionally, practicing good personal hygiene habits such as washing your hands regularly and replacing your toothbrush often helps protect against illness. Another important hygienic factor to consider is that you should change your bed sheets and pillowcases weekly, and wash them in hot water for best results.
Finally, remember to exfoliate skin and trim nails on a regular basis and don’t forget to moisturize! With mindful planning and preparation, you’re sure to have an enjoyable time while staying safe this spring! Here at Oasis, we are committed to helping our campers stay healthy this season by creating a safe environment for all. To learn more about our camp offerings, please visit our website or contact us!