Because of these concerns, helmet manufacturers are now designing thinner helmets that more closely approximate the size of the head.

My opinion: Buy them, especially if your child is an aggressive skier or a racer. But buy the newest, thin models.

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Apres-ski boots: These are an important adjunct on a ski trip. The best are those that slip on quickly and are both warm and tolerably lightweight. Laceup boots are a foolish no-no
The cold-weather diet that helps maintain an adultís body temperature also works for children. The greatest problem, especially at the breakfast table, is to keep the youngsters fr
For very cold and windy days, everyone appreciates an inner polypro felt or down vest, or wool sweater, worn over the turtleneck.
No parent needs to be reminded that youngsters must be warmly bundled against cold, wind, and snow. On the other hand, kids donít have to be so swaddled in piles of winter clothing
Whatever you buy for a child today will be too small next year. There are several ways to reduce the credit card cramps that come from buying everything new each season: If your ch
Renting Unless you have the good fortune to possess a fortune, thereís no need to spend a fortune on skis, boots, and bindings for those fast-growing children, especially for total

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Information

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