We love to brag to our children about the carefree days of our youth. We spent hours riding our bicycles around town, sometimes not stopping for lunch and instead making a quick sandwich at our friend’s house. Long afternoons at the public swimming pool, only getting out of water for the mandatory rest breaks every couple of hours. Early evenings playing a game of pick up basketball at the school playground. Even longer evenings playing ding, dong, ditch with friends after it got dark.
Those were the days. Or, were they?
Many of the memories that we love to recreate for our children were sometimes days when we failed to take care of ourselves, especially our skin. Without knowledge of the damage that extended time in the sun could do to our skin, we spent those long daylight hours with our skin unp