Spring Break Prep for Girls
Spring break is the perfect time to have fun and relax! Whether
you are going to the beach or enjoying the comfort of your own home, there are plenty
of ways to spend your time off school. If you do plan on taking a trip, here are
a few tips to help make this spring break one you will never forget.
1. Talk to Your Parents and Friends
Start by talking to your
parents about what you want to do for
spring break. It’s important to not only get their permission, but also establish
trust. Talking to your parents about potential spring break plans away from home
helps them trust you since you’re keeping them informed. Discuss where you want
to go, what you’ll want to do and who you’ll want to go with so your parents can
approve your proposed plans.
2. Plan Ahead
Now you can really start planning! Using a calendar will
help you keep track of your
schedule. Fill it up as much as you
want. Just make sure you also leave ample time to have some quality “me time” when
you can kick back and relax. You’ll have to do some research to find things that
interest you at your destination. You’ll also want to start this process well before
spring break so you can find great deals, book reservations and discover fun events
before they sell out.
3. Prep Yourself
It’s important to be prepared for your trip. Be sure to pack
the following items:
Essentials: Toothbrush, toothpaste, hairbrush — if you use
a certain item every day, you will need to bring it with you. Consider travel or
trial size items to save room.
Period Protection: Pads, tampons and pantiliners are must-haves, even
if you aren’t expecting your period.
Shaving Tools: If you’re shaving your
legs, you’ll want to bring a razor and shave gel with you. It’s important that
you use shave gel to avoid any irritation. Your razor should also be new and not
dull or rusted.
Only Necessary Clothing: You’ll certainly need your bathing
suit (if you are going near a beach, pool or lake, of course), but be sure to pack
clothes around what you have planned. For example, clothes you can get messy, clothes
for dressing up and even a warm sweater in case you get chilly.
Skin Care and Protection: Don’t forget to take care of your
skin while you are away. It’s good to exfoliate and moisturize your skin
daily, especially if you are out in the sun all day. Most importantly, use sunscreen,
even if it is a cloudy day! It’s your main defense against damaging sunrays.
4. Be Safe
Leave phone numbers of where you can be reached with your
parents and friends back home and let them know when you’ve made it to your destination
safely. Keep your cash, debit and credit cards close to you. If you happen to lose
your wallet or a card, be sure to call the bank and have the card cancelled before
someone can find and misuse it.
No matter where you end up for spring break, just remember
to be smart, safe and make the most of it. Whether you’re on the beach or hanging
out with friends at your local pizza place, take the time to appreciate this vacation
for what it really means: No school!
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