“What is wrong with people that they expect the worst?”

That was Hilaria Baldwin’s question after sharing of video of her 1-year-old son Romeo Alejandro’s first time in the pool on Sunday.

In the clip, Romeo is being held by his dad, Alec Baldwin, while wearing only a diaper.

As the post gained views, it also gained some interesting comments.

While most fans were just in awe of how cute Romeo was, one fan, in particular, sparked discussion simply by pointing out that the toddler was not wearing a sun hat.


Baldwin replied to the user:

you come and try to put it on him and keep it on him

Furthermore, others commented saying that they hope that Romeo was wearing sunscreen while at the pool.

At this point, the mom of four updated her post’s caption.

She wrote:

 Ps…stop about the hat. If you would like, I will invite you to my home and you can try to both put a hat on him and have him keep it on. You will be my honored guest. And OF COURSE he has sunscreen on.What is wrong with people that they expect the worst? It’s @badgerbalm

Since her caption update, many fans have commented to tell her that she’s doing a great job and not to let the critics get to her.


After this post, Baldwin shared another video of her son dipping his feet in the pool.

She captioned the post:

Update: we are starting to like the pool…gotta dip the toes first, right ?! (Maybe it helps that I’m holding him too ❤️)

While many parents share Baldwin’s struggles in keeping the perfect UV protective wear on their children, parents should never neglect the importance of sunblock.

“What to Expect” recommends that, in addition to the obvious areas, parents should apply a generous amount of sunscreen to often-missed areas on their toddler’s body. These include the ears, neck, backs of legs, and the tops of feet and hands.

Further, the protectant should be reapplied about every two hours or more depending on how much your child is sweating and playing in the water.

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