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Ways to Keep Kids Hydrated

This is a sponsored post for BODYARMOR as part of a Mom It Foward Influencer Network campaign. All opinions are 100% my own.

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Keeping kids hydrated is important especially in the heat, when they are active and playing sports. During sports season and the summer can be quite busy and always on the go. It always seems like there is never enough time before you go. I love easy, grab and go snacks and beverages to take on any adventure or sporting event. If you are wondering how to keep kids hydrated on a busy schedule check out  some of the ways listed below.

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Ways to Keep Kids Hydrated

Eat Fruit and Veggies.
Most fruits and veggies are full of water such as watermelon and celery. Cutting these up ahead of time and storing it appropriate containers makes it easy to grab and go or snack on throughout the day.

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Drink Water.
Having bottled water on hand can easily be reached when kids are feeling dehydrated. They say eight glasses of water are necessary each day but it doesn’t hurt to drink a bit more when active. And if you want to be environmental friendly you can fill up reusable bottles and keep them in the fridge so they are ready to go when needed.

Keep Cool.
When on the go bring a portable handheld fan to keep cool. Or another way is to wet a bandana and keep it in the fridge or freezer. Wrap it around the neck when kids are feeling warm to help cool down. You can also use a washcloth or something similar.

Make your own popsicles with high water content fruit. It’s a great way to cool off and stay hydrated. Try plastic popsicle molds or disposable popsicle mold bags.


Sports Drink.
Sport drinks are a great way to stay hydrated. Not only do they provide a refreshing feeling but they give kids the electrolytes they need to stay active and replenish their body.

BODYARMOR is a premium sports drink that has no artificial flavors or sweeteners and low in sodium. Kids can get plenty hydrated with 9-great tasting flavors: fruit punch, orange mango, strawberry banana, tropical punch, blackout berry, mixed berry, grape, watermelon strawberry and lemonade. BODYARMOR is packed with electrolytes, vitamins and coconut water and much better than the other sports drinks plus, there is only 20 calories per serving.

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Designed by athletes, for athletes such as Kobe Bryant who is part of the BODYARMOR organization lets me know that my kids are replenishing their body after an active day with the right nutritrients they need. There are also two new products that have launched: BODYARMOR Water and BODYARMOR LYTE that has all the same nutrients as BODYARMOR. Print these money-saving coupons for BODYARMOR and find these great products at a Kroger, Meijer, or Giant Eagle near you.

These tricks will help your kids to stay hydrated and ready to go. Be sure to pack a cooler of necessary items including Body Armor wherever you go as it is the perfect on the go drink to keep hydrated.

What other ways do you keep your kids hydrated?

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