Helpful Suggestions for Purchasing Sunglasses

Written by Valerie Giles

There are so many styles to choose from, just how do you pickrepparttar best sunglasses for you? Following are some important points to consider.

Sunglasses are a necessary form of protection for anyone venturing outdoors. Sunglasses protect our eyes fromrepparttar 149379 harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays while reducing glare and protecting eyes from sun-related eye problems. That said there have never been more sunglasses options, designs, technology and styles to choose from.

Whether your sunglasses needs are in a designer pair of sunglasses, sunglasses for your children, performance and sport sunglasses, prescription or non-prescription sunglasses it will be difficult to select just one pair.

There are a few helpful suggestions to aid you when purchasing sunglasses. It is important thatrepparttar 149380 frame fits comfortably on your face, if you do select a frame that is too large keep in mind it can often be adjusted. If metal frames are chosen they can sometimes be slightly bent for a better fit, plastic frames can often be heated for a better fit. There are recommendations for finding sunglass shapes and colors that will complement your own face shape and coloring, ask your salesperson for ideas. It might be noted that sunglasses in general are taking on larger sizes, as wearers want ultimate protection fromrepparttar 149381 sun’s harmful rays.

It is also important to only purchase sunglasses with ninety nine to one hundred percent UVA and UVB protection, labels should be attached torepparttar 149382 lenses. It is a good idea to wear sunglasses that blockrepparttar 149383 sun from all angles by wearing a large framed pair of glasses that wrap aroundrepparttar 149384 face. A wide brimmed hat may also be worn for further protection.

Designer sunglasses have never been more abundant or popular. The sunglasses usually keep in step withrepparttar 149385 particular image thatrepparttar 149386 designer has already created with their clothing, advertising and accessory designs. Most often if you likerepparttar 149387 clothing from a designer you will appreciate their sunglasses lines. The only way to know for sure is to tryrepparttar 149388 glasses on and find what looks best on you. Along with designer sunglasses celebrities are bringing out designs Likerepparttar 149389 designers they try to stay consistent withrepparttar 149390 image they have created through their music, movies, television and modeling.

Sunglasses are just as important for children as they are for adults, probably even more so considering most children spend more time playing outdoors in direct sunlight then do adults. It may however be a bit difficult to get your children to wear sunglasses when outdoors. Fortunatelyrepparttar 149391 options in children’s sunglasses prove to be quite appealing for children, and hopefullyrepparttar 149392 designs available will keep them wearingrepparttar 149393 shades on a regular basis. Children’s sunglasses are available for purchase at specialty sunglasses stores, optical shops, and optical chain stores and from your optician. It should be noted that sunglass lenses are impact resistant (this is required byrepparttar 149394 FDA) but not shatterproof, which is why many parents preferrepparttar 149395 polycarbonate (shatterproof) lenses for their children’s sunglasses since they are strong and durable. Sports sunglasses and sports eyewear are another option for children instead of regular sunglasses, asrepparttar 149396 sports sunglasses will be more durable. Sunglass clip-ons for children’s prescription eyeglasses can also be purchased.

Organize Your Children & Save Your Sanity

Written by Gregory Thomas

It may be difficult to relate saving money with organization butrepparttar two terms really go hand in hand. If you are able to organize right down torepparttar 149378 smallest detail, then not only will you save yourself countless panic headaches, but you will have more time on your hands allowing yourself to be more productive and get more accomplished.

Organizing your own personal belongings can be a daunting task in itself, however if you're also trying to take care of all your children's things, it can be an overwhelming, impossible task .

When children are old enough and capable, they have a responsibility to take care of their own belongings. This includes (but not limited to) toys, clothes, bathroom items, sports equipment, and of course school books and supplies. It should not berepparttar 149379 parents' responsibility to clean their child's room, or pick up their wet towels offrepparttar 149380 bathroom floor. How is this teaching children to be responsible for their own belongings?

If we teach our children HOW to be organized, this will lead to a more productive and hopefully a more responsible child in school and at home. However take note, if you expect your children to be well organized, you must also dorepparttar 149381 same to provide a good example, or "model", for them. Asrepparttar 149382 saying goes "practice what you preach" :-)

Forrepparttar 149383 time being, we will focus on ideas to help organize your children's plethora of gadgets, toys, clothes, games, and whatever else may be piled up onrepparttar 149384 closet floor or underrepparttar 149385 bed.

Color Coordinate Everything


The most important idea to incorporate in your family lifestyle is to color coordinate everything. Regardless of how many children you have, assign each one a specific color ie: green, red, yellow, orange, etc...

The color you assign each of your children will go on every item that belongs to them. You will need to get a permanent marker in each of your kid's colors so you can mark/dot each and every item they own.

Here's a list ofrepparttar 149386 most common items you'll want to start out with. Use this list as a starting point to help harvest ideas that are relevant in your family's lifestyle.

- clothes

- toys

- towels

- bathroom utensils

- closet

- shoes

- games

- puzzles

- sports equipment

With their items, simply put a small colored dot/mark in an inconspicuous area. For example, socks-dotrepparttar 149387 toe or heel; shirts-dotrepparttar 149388 collar tag; puzzles-dotrepparttar 149389 back of each piece; toothbrushes and towels- purchase these in each of your children's assigned color.

Once everything is color coded, you can then quickly scan rooms and bathrooms and see which one of your little angels has left things out of place.

To quickly reinforce this new organization method, simply makerepparttar 149390 rule that if you find items haphazardly strewn about, you'll deduct 25 or 50 cents from their allowance. If that isn't relative, they can always earn additional work like washing a dish per item that is left out or "doggie clean-up duty". After a few times, your children will start picking up after themselves since they hate to lose money and play time, right?

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