Monthly Archives: August 2017

31 08, 2017

Is Your Pool Safe? (Swimming and Water Safety Skill #8)

By | 2018-01-22T08:15:50+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Learn to swim, Parent Education, Tips for Success|0 Comments

Is Your Pool Safe? Originally written for Bonbon Break in May, 2016. Is your pool safe? Could it be SAFER? Kids are buckled up from birth- they can’t even leave the hospital without a car seat. We read books and blogs and research the latest products and practices designed to protect children and keep them [...]

28 08, 2017

Drowning is Preventable (Swimming and Water Safety Skills #6 & #7)

By | 2018-02-09T21:27:58+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Learn to swim, Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water|0 Comments

 Originally written for Bonbon Break in May, 2016. “Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for children ages 1-4." - CDC Unintentional death. Accidental. Preventable. In most instances, drowning is preventable. I love what I do because I make people’s lives better. I help prevent drowning. For the 'Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water' Mini-Course, I’ve [...]

23 08, 2017

The Water is Your Friend (Swimming and Water Safety Skills #4 & #5)

By | 2018-01-22T08:21:51+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Teaching a Healthy Respect for the Water|0 Comments

Originally written for BonBonBreak in May, 2016. There are 10 basic swimming and water safety skills that everyone should know. They are introduced in my children’s book, Life with Lou. So far, I’ve shared three skills… Skill #1: Getting your face wet Skill #2: Blowing bubbles Skill #3: Front float As we move on, please remember to [...]