You’d have more luck taming Shamu than giving wiggly baby her bath.
Make it good, clean fun with hair and body washes whipped up just for little splashers. (All are paraben-, phthalate-, and chemical-free.)
Becoming Baby Gentle Foaming Baby Wash
What’s inside: A pediatrician mom’s delightfully uncomplicated blend of water, organic aloe vera juice, and other light ingredients.
How it smells: Subtle and green, like palm fronds.
The slam dunk: Skin still felt extra supple hours after bath time.
Bottom line: $16 (7.1 fluid ounces) at becomingbabyskincare.com.
Zoe Organics Gentle Hair & Body Wash
What’s inside: A fresh mix of organic coconut, sunflower, and castor seed oils, plus a dash of lavender and mandarin.
How it smells: Like the earthy oils used for massage.
The slam dunk: Working up a fluffy, playful lather was a cinch.
Bottom line: $7 (1.69 fluid ounces), $14 (5.25 fluid ounces) at zoe-organics.com.
MiniOrganics Gentle Baby Wash
What’s inside: An Aussie formula of aloe vera juice, orange sweet oil, chamomile, and other ingredients that’s 77 percent organic.
How it smells: As though a Florida orange grove bloomed in your bathtub.
The slam dunk: We loved being able to pour the wash directly on our child’s skin and scalp, rather than pumping it into our palms first.
Bottom line: $33 (4.4 fluid ounces) at goneshopping.ca.
Babo Botanicals Lavender Meadowsweet 3 in 1
What’s inside: A meeting of lavender-melon essential oil and meadowsweet extract that spreads quickly and easily.
How it smells: Like a lavender-spangled French countryside.
The slam dunk: We poured a little under the running faucet in our tub and had an instant bubble bath.
Bottom line: $17 (12 fluid ounces) at babobotanicals.com.
What: Make a racket honking horns and clamber on tractors, police cars, and other vehicles.
Why: Speed demons take a spin on tricycles.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: The Depot, across from Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, 2829 Cherokee St., Kennesaw. Info at 770-422-9714. Admission is free.
What: Block out some time for high-energy classes or book a birthday party at the new space.
Why: Tumbling and climbing appeal to your always-in-motion tot.
When: Schedule online at greatplay.com.
Where: North Bridges Shopping Center, 10955 Jones Bridge Rd., Johns Creek (770-777-2077). Classes, $79-$267; parties, $250 and up.
What: Yarn spinners tell tales that delight ears both young and old.
Why: Carmen Deedy, the animated Atlanta native, will appear.
When: Concert, Fri., 7:30 p.m.; storytelling, Sat., 10 a.m.
Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta, 1911 Cliff Valley Way NE (404-634-5134). Tickets online at southernorderofstorytellers.org. Adults and teens, $8-$15; children, $5.
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