By Marianne Beach, GalTime.com
Hydration is critical, especially in the summer when we're all running around in the heat. Kids, in particular, need to be watched.
Symptoms of dehydration include headaches, lethargy, muscle cramps and irritableness. More severe cases may lead to shock and require medical attention.
So how do you keep your kids safe when the temps go up? Family Fitness Expert Sarah Clachar of FitFamilyTogether.com has some great tips!
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1. We're usually dehydrated before we feel thirsty. So it's important to make hydration a routine with your kids, not only based on how they feel. On really hot days, set a timer and make sure everyone gets an hourly drink. Also, find other ways to incorporate drink breaks into your usual routine and take on the job of reminding your kids to drink. They won't drink enough instinctively.
One way to keep track if you're drinking enough is to monitor your pee. If your pee is darkRead More »from Getting Your Kids to Drink Water