6 THINGS THAT DELIGHT US THIS MONTH
1. Salad on a Stick
Puree 3 cups cubed seedless watermelon in a blender. Divide among 8 to 10 ice-pop molds, filling three-quarters to the top. Divide 2 Tbs. mini chocolate chips among the molds and press them down into the watermelon. Freeze for 1 to 2 hours. Puree 2 cups kale, ½ cup water, and 3 Tbs. vanilla Greek yogurt in a blender. Gently pour on top. Freeze overnight.
2. This Summer Read
Our deputy editor couldn’t put The Color of Bee Larkham’s Murder down. Sarah J. Harris writes from the point of view of a 13-year-old with synesthesia (he sees colors when he hears sounds) trying to make sense of a missing neighbor.
3. Kiddie Pedis
Nailmatic nails it! This kid polish, water-based and nontoxic, has earned the seal of approval of our news editor and her 2-year-old because it glides on and is “so pretty!” $10.50 each; nailmatic.com/us
4. A Joyful Spot
Designer Joy Cho partnered with everyone’s favorite baby parking pad, the Dockatot. The result? Much cuteness. Pad, $200, arch, $30, and toys, $25; dockatot.com
5. Sunscreen Art
Bare Republic mineral sunscreen sticks come in bright, fun colors for a kid to draw on himself. Covering him in this SPF 50 may be easy! $9 each; target.com 6. Sesame Place As if meeting Elmo and Big Bird weren’t enough of a draw, this fun-for-the-whole-family theme park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, is the first to be designated a Certified Autism Center. That means the staff has undergone training, and the park has quiet areas for guests who need them.
Psst ... the green is refreshing and yummy, but it’s not lime.It’s kale! can choose Kids meet Elmo to and friends Place or Sesame at hang back just the daily and watch street party. Babies get the best stuff!